Snow here to stay as temperatures hit mid-20s; more snowfall expected this week

As much as 10 inches of snow was recorded in the Cincinnati area overnight, according to the National Weather Service.

That amount was tracked at Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky Airport, downtown Cincinnati and another location while the rest of the region saw accumulations ranging from 1½ in Troy to 9 inches Waynesville, the weather service said.

The snow is expected to stay as high temperatures are forecast to reach only the mid-20s through the weekend with lows reaching zero or below, the NWS office in Wilmington said.

High temperatures for today and Wednesday are projected to be in the mid-20s with lows 15 to 20 degrees, according to the NWS. Snow likely will return Wednesday, mainly after 3 p.m., with new snow accumulation around 1 inch possible.

A chance of snow or freezing rain exists Wednesday night into Thursday, with most of the region transitioning to snow overnight. Thursday’s highs also will be in the mid-20s with a low of around 10 degrees, the weather service said.

Highs will continue in the low 20s for Friday and Saturday, with low temperatures dipping to around 10 and 5 degrees on those days, respectively, according to the forecast.

Sunday’s high is projected to be 10 to 15 degrees with a low of zero to 5 below, according to the NWS.