Thursday’s VIPIR Forecast: Starting another warm up

Posted at 4:58 AM, Apr 16, 2015
and last updated 2015-04-16 07:43:34-04

Still cloudy but warming up… A stationary front stalled to our south continues to keep clouds locked in over the Mid-Atlantic. Most of the rain has stayed to our south and west. Expect clouds today with some sunshine mixing in. An isolated shower is possible but most locations will stay dry. Highs today will warm to near normal, in the upper 60s. Highs will climb into the 70s for Friday and the weekend. Our chances for showers and even a thunderstorm will go up on Friday but do not expect an all day wash out. We should see more sunshine on Saturday with clouds and rain chances building back in through Sunday.

Today: Mostly Cloudy, Isolated Showers(20%). Highs in the upper 60s. Winds: NE/E 5-15

Tonight: Mostly Cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Winds: E 5-10

Tomorrow: Mostly Cloudy, Scattered Showers/Storms(30%). Highs in the low 70s. Winds: SE 5-10

Weather & Health

Pollen: High (Oak, Maple, Elm)

UV Index: 7 (High)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Low

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

April 16th

1889 Heavy Rain: 4.89" Norfolk

2011 Tornado Event VA/NC. EF-3, multiple EF-2, EF-1. 11 Killed Bertie Co, NC. 2 killed Gloucester Co VA. Storms mainly SW-NE from Dinwiddie to Middlesex Co.

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