Thursday’s VIPIR Forecast: Tracking storms

Posted at 4:44 AM, Jul 23, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-23 05:56:51-04

Tracking rain and storms… A stationary front is stalled out to our south but an area of low pressure will slide along the front today, throwing showers and storms to the north. Expect scattered showers and storms, starting around mid-morning and lasting through the afternoon. Some storms could be strong to severe with heavy downpours and gusty winds. Rain and storm chances will be higher to the south and lower to the north. Temperatures will remain comfortable with highs back to the mid 80s.

A few showers may linger for early Friday but the trend will be clearing skies. Highs will stay in the mid to upper 80s through the weekend with plenty of sunshine for both Saturday and Sunday.

Today: Partly to Mostly Cloudy, Scattered Showers/Storms(50%). Highs in the mid 80s. Winds: S/SE 5-10

Tonight: Mostly Cloudy, Scattered Showers/Storms(30%). Lows near 70. Winds: SE/E 5-10

Tomorrow: Few AM Showers(20%), Clearing Skies. Highs in the mid 80s. Winds: E/NE 5-10

Tropical Update

No tropical activity is expected over the next few days

Weather & Health

Pollen: Low-Moderate (Grasses)

UV Index: 5 (Moderate)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Very High

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

July 23rd

1998 Severe Thunderstorm Wind Damage: Chowan Co

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