***WIND ADVISORY FOR MUCH OF THE MIAMI VALLEY UNTIL 7 PM. HIGH WIND WARNING FOR MERCER, LOGAN, AUGLAIZE AND SHELBY COUNTIES.***
12:27 P.M. UPDATE: High wind will continue through the evening. The peak wind gust at the Dayton International Airport was 66 mph at 11:46 a.m. Here is a look at the current wind gusts at 12:30 p.m.
The wind will be sustained around 20-30 mph through 7 p.m. tonight. Gusts of 40-50 mph are still likely through the evening. The Miami Valley is between an area of high pressure to our southwest and low pressure to our northeast. The quick change in pressure is resulting in high winds.
The peak wind gusts are coming along a cold front moving through the region now. The front produced some severe thunderstorms and pea-sized hail. Temperatures are falling behind the front.
12:00 P.M. UPDATE: All severe thunderstorm warnings have expired in the Miami Valley.
11:09 A.M. UPDATE: Severe Thunderstorm Warning until Noon for Auglaize, Clark, Hardin, Union, and Logan until noon. There is a line of thunderstorms moving through along a cold front. The main risk is 60 mph wind gusts and pea-sized hail.
10:49 A.M. UPDATE: Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 11:15 a.m. for Champaign, Clark, Miami, Shelby and northern Montgomery County. The main threat is 60 mph wind gust.
Strong gusty winds will affect the Miami Valley today. Winds may cause isolated power outages and minor damage to outdoor decorations or furniture. If you drive a high profile vehicle be prepared to hold onto the steering wheel more and be prepared for sudden wind gusts. In the warning area, winds may gust over 55 MPH.
TODAY: Strong gusty winds, falling temperatures, morning rain ends. Temperatures drop into the 40s.
TONIGHT: Winds diminish, skies clear. Cold. Low 33
MONDAY: Sunshine returns. Breezy & cool. High near 50
The rest of the will will be dry with plenty of sunshine. Temperatures bounce back to near 60 by the end of the week.