DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) - We might be dealing with heat this week, but it won't be long before winter arrives.
The Old Farmer's Almanac just released it's prediction for winter time weather.
The 222 year old book puts Dayton in the Ohio Valley region.
It predicts that we'll see warmer temperatures and sunshine before temperatures cool and rain returns as we head toward October.
Most of fall will be mild, but by November, temperatures will start to drop.
December, January and early February will see this winter's coldest stretches and as far as snow goes, it will be a drier than usual winter.
We could see flakes though, between December and March.
April and May will warm up and dry out.
Summer could be warmer and rainier than usual.
Chief Meteorologist Brian Davis says a long range forecast is not an easy one to pin down. A general forecast is hard to predict.
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