DAYTON (WDTN) — An early taste of winter has descended on the Miami Valley.
Temperatures were below normal on Thursday morning, and that trend will continue on Friday and Saturday, with temperatures not moving above freezing until Sunday.
Dayton, OH Extended Forecast
Thursday’s temperature was not expected to climb above 28 degrees, with a west wind of 10-20 miles per hour making it feel like it’s in the teens. Some areas saw wind chills in the single digits Thursday morning.
The low on Thursday night will fall to 18 degrees, and it will feel even colder with the wind chill. It hasn’t been this cold in the Miami Valley since February 15th.
The last time temperatures were in these ranges in the Miami Valley was February 15th.
Some northern areas of the Miami Valley will see a chance of flurries, or light snow showers through Friday morning. The best chance will be across Auglaize and Logan Counties. Any accumulation will be minor, with up to a dusting possible.
In Dayton, there is a slight chance of flurries, but no accumulation is expected.
Cold conditions, with below normal temperatures, will continue on Friday and Saturday. The next storm system is expected to move into the area on Sunday, as temperatures warm up slightly, that could produce snow, rain or a mix.
Be aware while driving in wet conditions. Stay tuned to WDTN and WDTN.com for the latest from the Storm Team 2 Weather Center.