Light snow tonight; dry, warmer for MLK Jr. Day weekend

Credit: Bill Lackey

Credit: Bill Lackey

Light snow will fall across the area tonight before moving off to the east.

The high temperature for today reached 37 degrees in Dayton and Columbus and 38 degrees in Cincinnati, according to the National Weather Service in Wilmington.

Winds remain tonight, with gusts as high as 24 mph. The overnight low will fall to around 23 degrees with as low as the single digits for some north of Interstate 70, the NWS said.

Saturday will be sunny and cold, with a high around 35 degrees. A light and variable wind is expected Saturday night, which will have mostly clear skies and an overnight low around 21 degrees.

It will be warmer Sunday, with mostly sunny skies and a high near 41 degrees. Clouds return for Sunday night, which will have an overnight low around 29 degrees.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day will be mostly cloudy, with rain likely after 1 p.m. The high temperature is expected to reach near 43 degrees. Rain is possible Monday night, but the low is expected to remain around 43 degrees.

The forecast calls for temperatures in the upper 40s to low 50s for the rest of the week.

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