Snowfall to start weekend, thanks to Canadian clipper

Clouds will increase late. Temperatures overnight will drop into the upper teens, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said.

>> Clipper system to arrive in region for weekend


  • Cold, increasing clouds overnight
  • Snow showers to start weekend
  • More clippers to affect region next week


Saturday:  On and off snow showers expected, more numerous late in the day and early evening. It will be blustery and cold with highs in the lower 30s. Snowfall accumulation generally will be less than 1 inch. A few areas west/north of Dayton may receive a bit more.

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Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs shares what you can expect on Saturday:

Noon to 5 p.m.: 

  • First snowflakes start to fall in the area 
  • Sporadic snow as clippers have little moisture

5 to 8 p.m.:

  • Lake effect snow system moves in, bringing more moisture, more snow, possible snow bursts
  • Less than 1 inch in Miami, Montgomery county areas
  • 1 to 2 inches north and west of Dayton
Saturday Snow Chances (Graphic by Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell)

Sunday:  Expect a mix of clouds and sunshine and low temperatures. Highs will be in the lower 30s. 

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Monday: Clouds will increase. Some scattered snow showers will be possible late in the day. Some rain may mix in early. Highs will be near 40 degrees.

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Tuesday: Scattered snow showers and flurries are expected under mostly cloudy skies. It will be blustery and colder with highs near 30 degrees.

Wednesday: Expect a mix of sun and clouds with highs only in the middle 20s.

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