June 17, 2024

Colder Temperatures, Rain and Snow in the Forecast for Christmas

POMEROY, Ohio – Colder temperatures, rain and some snow are in the forecast for Meigs County in the coming days.

According to the National Weather Service, a strong arctic cold front is forecast to move through the region on Thursday. Strong and gusty winds will usher in sharply colder air for Christmas Day.

Snow Christmas Eve into early Christmas morning may accumulate a few inches, and creat slippery travel conditions.

Lows in the teens are expected Christmas, or Friday morning, with highs on Christmas Day well below freezing.

Wind chill values are expected to drop into the single digits to lower 10s by Christmas morning, and then remain there into Saturday morning.

Day by Day Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 55. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Tonight
Rain, mainly after 3am. Low around 47. South wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Thursday
Rain before 4pm, then rain and snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Temperature falling to around 32 by 5pm. South wind around 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Snow, mainly before midnight. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around 16. West wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Christmas Day
Isolated snow showers before 2pm, then scattered flurries after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. West wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 34.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 20.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 44.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.