Snow tonight should lead to white Christmas

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Accumulating snow is expected this evening in the Dayton area.

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TONIGHT: Snow will continue to fall at times this evening, but should be tapering off before ending past midnight. Most areas will likely see an inch of snow, with some spots seeing a bit more.

Following the snow the winds are expected to pick up. Those winds combined with some slick spots on the roads means drivers are urged to use caution while driving. Temperatures overnight will dip into the upper teens.

A Winter Weather Advisory has been expanded to include the entire region through 1 a.m. Monday.

Snow that falls tonight is expected to accumulate, according to Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Brett Collar.


  • Accumulating snow tonight
  • White Christmas is likely
  • Coldest air of the season later this week

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5 Day Forecast with Meteorologist Brett Collar

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TODAY: Snow is expected this evening and it could be heavy at times. This snow will also accumulate on untreated roadways, so those who have plans to be on the roads are urged to use caution. Snow will come to an end overnight as temperatures drop into the upper teens. Around one inch of snow is expceted for most, but some spots northwest of Dayton could see over three inches.

Graphic by Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Brett Collar
Graphic by Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Brett Collar

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CHRISTMAS: A few flurries are possible early Monday, otherwise it looks to be a dry day with partly to mostly cloudy skies. Highs will be in the middle 20s.

TUESDAY: Partly cloudy skies with the chance for some flurries again. Highs will be in the lower 20s.

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WEDNESDAY: The coldest air of the season arrives with single digit temperatures with wind chills below zero to start the day. Highs Wednesday will only climb into in the upper teens.

THURSDAY: More clouds return Thursday. It's once again going to be a cold start in single digits. Eventual highs will be in the lower 20s.

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FRIDAY: Chance for snow returns, especially later in the day. Highs will be in the upper 20s.