Bitter cold overnight, warmer for Sunday

Credit: Bill Lackey

Credit: Bill Lackey

Temperatures will be above freezing Sunday for the entire region.

Overnight will be partly cloudy. Low temperatures will be around 12 degrees with wind chills in the single digits, according to the National Weather Service in Wilmington.

After that frigid start to Sunday highs are expected to climb near 38 degrees, a first in about two weeks for the Dayton region, which on Saturday marked the 15th day with subfreezing temperatures. Overnight, expect a wintry mix and low temperatures around 34 degrees with wind gusts as high as 30 mph. Rain and snow is expected before 4 a.m., then rain between 4 and 5 am. followed by rain and snow after 5 a.m. Little or no snow accumulation is expected.

For Monday morning, rain and snow showers will become all snow after 8 a.m. High temperatures will stay above freezing, near 37 degrees, with some wind gusts as high as 25 mph. Little or no snow accumulation is expected. Patchy fog is likely overnight after 2 a.m., otherwise it will be mostly cloudy with a low around 29 degrees.

Patchy fog is likely before 9 a.m. Tuesday, which will be partly sunny with a high near 41 degrees. Patchy fog moves back in overnight after 1 a.m. Lows will dip to around 31 degrees.

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