Chamber of commerce weather for Sunday
This follows three First Alert Weather Days in a row where flooding rains, damaging winds occurred
CINCINNATI (WXIX) - Skies are mostly clear as chilly conditions are expected overnight. Lows will fall in the low 30s late. There could be some areas of patchy frost on windshields and side mirrors on vehicles as you wake up on Sunday morning.
FLOOD WARNINGS are in effect for the Great Miami River near Miamitown and the Little Miami River at Spring Valley and at Kings Mills due to minor flooding along the river, affecting areas including roads, parks and residential areas along the respective rivers. When encountering flooded roads, turn around and don’t drive through it!
Ohio River Forecasts as of Saturday evening from the Ohio River Forecast Center:
- Maysville gauge reaches crest 41.3′ by Monday evening
- Meldahl Dam gauge reaches crest 40.2′ by Tuesday morning
- Cincinnati gauge reaches crest 45.0′ by Tuesday morning (NEAR FLOOD “ACTION” STAGE)
- Markland Dam gauge reaches crest 38.5′ by Monday afternoon
Sunday is quiet with sunshine and light south winds as afternoon temperatures reach the low 60s. This will help with power restoration for those affected by outages, wind damage cleanup and more cleanup from receding flood waters for part of the tri-state.
Clouds increase Sunday night as isolated rain showers move in. Morning lows Monday are in the low 40s along with isolated to widely scattered rain showers. Much of the day is dry with variably cloudy skies with afternoon highs in the mid 50s. Tuesday could also see isolated rain showers, though this will be later in the day with much of the day under partly cloudy skies and highs in the lower 50s.
Widespread frost and even hard freezing conditions are possible in parts of the tri-state Tuesday night into Wednesday as skies are clear with lows in the upper 20s and low 30s. If you have any outdoor plants, either take them inside or cover them up with a thick cloth. Expect to use the scraper on Wednesday morning with frost on tri-state vehicle windshields and side mirrors! Tranquil weather is in store on Wednesday under sunny skies and seasonable temperatures in the mid 50s.
Thursday, the day of the 2023 Findlay Market Opening Day Parade and the day of the first game of the Cincinnati Reds baseball season, will be dry during the day! Skies will be partly cloudy for the morning with temperatures in the mid 30s. Clouds will increase in the afternoon with the thermometer rising into the low 60s. Scattered rain showers don’t arrive until late Thursday night.
Unsettled weather returns on Friday with rain showers and warm, breezy conditions. Rain continues Friday night before ending during the day on Saturday as seasonably warm conditions continue going into the first days of April!
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