Rain arrives tonight, windy to start the week; Wind Advisory starting at 4 a.m.


>>Live Doppler 7 Interactive Radar

Tonight: Rain arrives in our region and winds will begin to increase by sunrise. Southwest wind 15-25 mph and gusts as high as 45 mph. Temperatures will be in the upper 30s.

Wind Advisory has been issued that will be in effect starting at 4 a.m. on Monday and lasting until 3 p.m., according to Meteorologist Molly Coates. A strong cold front is arriving in the Miami Valley bringing rainy and windy conditions. Winds will be coming from the southwest from 15-25 mph with gusts getting as high as 45 mph. These strong winds will continue into Monday as well. Scattered tree and power line damage is possible, along with minor property damage in the highest gusts. Winds this strong can make driving difficult for high profile vehicles, so allow yourself plenty of space when driving. Stay weather aware by downloading the free WHIO Weather App. 

>>5-day forecast

Monday: Morning rain showers expected, a few of those could mix into snow showers. As we head into the afternoon and evening hours the chance to see lingering snow showers is possible. Temperatures will be chilly reaching the upper 30s. Mostly cloudy skies, with winds coming from the southwest 15-25 mph and gusts as high as 45 mph.

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Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, and the coldest day out of the week as temperatures will be climbing into the upper 20s. A slight chance to see a few isolated flurries, but most of us will continue to stay dry.

Wednesday: Another chilly day as temperatures will be in the lower 30s. We will stay dry though with mostly sunny skies.

>>County-by-county weather 

Thursday: A mix of sun and clouds with temperatures reaching the upper 30s.

Friday: Mostly cloudy and warmer with a high temperature reaching the mid 40s. There will be a chance for rain showers which could include a wintry mix in the morning hours.

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