Friday’s VIPIR Forecast

Posted at 5:08 AM, May 01, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-01 06:51:00-04

More rain and very windy… An area of low pressure will spin up off of the NC coast today, ramping up winds and keeping rain locked in. Like yesterday, expect on and off rain throughout the day. Rain may be heavy at times with a stray storm mixed in. Winds will crank up this afternoon with gusts to near 35 mph possible. Expect rough surf and very minor coastal flooding. Highs will only reach into the upper 50s today. Rain should taper off from north to south late this afternoon and evening. Expect a nice mix of sun and clouds on Saturday with highs warming into the upper 60s and calming winds. Highs climb into the 70s on Sunday with plenty of sunshine.

Today: Mostly Cloudy, Rain(80%), Stray Storms, Windy, Cooler. Highs in the upper 50s. Winds: NE/N 15-25G35

Tonight: Mostly to Partly Cloudy, Scattered Showers(40%), Windy. Lows in the upper 40s. Winds: N 10-20

Tomorrow: Partly Cloudy, Stray Showers, Breezy, Warmer. Highs in the upper 60s. Winds: N 5-15

Weather & Health

Pollen: Low (Oak, Birch, Sweet Gum)

UV Index: 1 (Low)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Low

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

May 1st

1997 Severe Thunderstorm: South Central, Southeast Virginia - Hail 0.75"-2.00"

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