Tuesday’s VIPIR Forecast: Tracking storms and heat

Posted at 5:06 AM, May 12, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-12 05:51:11-04

Tracking storms and heat… Highs will climb to near 90 this afternoon, likely our hottest day of the year so far. Expect a mix of sun and clouds during the day with a chance for scattered showers and storms during the afternoon and evening hours as a cold front moves through. Some storms could be strong to severe. Gusty winds, small hail and even an isolated tornado are possible. It will still be breezy today with winds 10 to 15 mph. We will return to sunshine for the second half of the work week with highs falling into the 60s and 70s.

Today: Partly Cloudy, PM Scattered Storms(30%), Breezy. Highs near 90. Winds: SW 10-15

Tonight: Scattered Storms(30%), Clearing Skies. Lows in the mid 60s. Winds: SW/NW 5-15

Tomorrow: Mostly Sunny, Cooler, Breezy. Highs in the low 70s. Winds: NW 10-15

Tropical Update


Weather & Health

Pollen: Moderate (Oak, Birch, Poplar)

UV Index: 9 (Very High)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: High

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

May 12th

1974 F2 Tornado: Nottoway Co

2008 High Wind Warning all SE VA Coast. Coastal Flooding MD, VA coast.

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