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One of the mildest Christmas Day forecasts ever

Temps are climbing above 60 degrees
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Posted at 3:16 AM, Dec 22, 2021

CINCINNATI — 63 Degrees! This is my afternoon high forecast for Christmas Day, which will rank us as the fifth warmest Christmas in the record books.

In the meantime, clear skies with cold, dry air will allow overnight lows to drop to the low 20s.

Now, Thursday's forecast is relatively quiet but noticeable different. Winds shift to the south and this ushers in warmer air quickly. We should have highs in the upper 40s. But it gets better: Look below at what happens Friday:

Christmas Eve Temperatures
Christmas Eve Temperatures

We'll warm to 57 on Christmas Eve. Low pressure is getting closer on this day which will give us a mostly cloudy sky and potentially a few light showers. But the rain chance is still low.

The better chance for rain is overnight and into Christmas morning. The latest models are keeping rain around for early Christmas Day. It will be light.

Christmas Day system
Christmas Day system

OVERNIGHT
Mostly clear
Cold
Low: 23

THURSDAY
Mostly Sunny
then Partly cloudy
Breezy & more mild
High: 49

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy
Not as cold
Low: 41

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