Thursday’s VIPIR Forecast: Not as hot or humid

Posted at 5:18 AM, Jul 16, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-16 06:05:18-04

Not as hot or humid… A cold front brought us a few showers yesterday and is bringing in a drop in temperature and humidity for the end of the week. Temperatures will start in the mid 70s this morning and only climb into the low 80s this afternoon. It will also be a bit breezy today with north winds at 10 to 15 mph. We will see a mix of sun and clouds today with a few isolated showers possible.

Highs will only reach into the mid 80s on Friday with a nice mix of sun and clouds. We will warm back into the upper 80s to near 90 this weekend. A typical summer-time scattered shower/storm is possible this weekend.

Today: Partly Sunny, Isolated Showers(20%). Highs in the low 80s. Winds: N 10-15

Tonight: Partly Cloudy, Stray Showers(10%). Lows near 70. Winds: NE 5-10

Tomorrow: Partly Cloudy. Highs in the mid 80s. Winds: E/SE 5-10

Tropical Update

No tropical activity is expected over the next few days

Weather & Health

Pollen: Moderate (Grasses)

UV Index: 9 (Very High)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Very High

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

July 16th

1967 F2 Tornado: Perquimans Co

2007 Microburst Wind Damage NW Louisa County just W of Louisa. Winds 70-90mph estimated.

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