Patrick’s forecast: August weather in September

Posted at 3:51 PM, Sep 01, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-01 17:00:26-04

Welcome to September. It's going to feel more like August, at least for the first few days.
Expect high temperatures on Wednesday and Thursday in the lower 90s under partly cloudy skies. We'll have a slight chance for a shower or storm on Thursday as a cold front moves in.
Behind that cold front, temperatures and humidity levels will drop. Expect highs in the mid 80s on Friday and low to mid 80s as we had through the long holiday weekend. We will hold onto a slight chance for a shower storm, especially on Saturday.

Weather & Health for Wednesday

Pollen: Moderate-High (Ragweed, Grasses)
UV Index: Very High
Air Quality: Good
Mosquitoes: Very High

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)
1993 F1 Tornado: Bertie Co
1995 Severe Thunderstorms: Nottoway Co, Mecklenberg Co - Hail 0.75"-2.25"
2006 Tropical Storm Ernesto brings 8-12 inches of rain across south central & southeast VA, northeast NC and portions of eastern MD.

Patrick Rockey
NewsChannel 3 Chief Meteorologist

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