Monday is a First Alert Weather Day; Frozen mix followed by heavy rain

CINCINNATI (FOX19) - Light snow and freezing rain will move into the Tri-State early Monday.

As temperatures rise above freezing, this mix will change over to all rain which could be heavy at times.

Monday is a FOX19 NOW First Alert Weather Day.

We’ll start off with a small chance for patchy freezing rain between Cincinnati and Dayton.

The morning commute could be challenging due to wet roads, icy conditions and reduced visibility.

By late morning, temperatures will rise enough to allow the snow to change over to all rain.

Heavy rain is expected this afternoon and could impact the evening commute.

Monday’s high temperature should make it into the upper 30s to lower 40s.

As the system moves east, the precipitation will end as a mix of rain and snow Tuesday.

The sky will clear Tuesday evening and night.

Wednesday will start dry but remain mostly cloudy with a high near 40.

Wednesday will be another First Alert Weather Day.

The next system will late Wednesday and Thursday.

What will start as freezing rain, sleet and chilly rain before dawn is expected to change to wet, accumulating snow.

This could be a very disruptive snow situation across the FOX19 NOW viewing area.

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