Clearing skies and warming up… Expect a mix of sun and clouds today with an isolated shower possible. Highs will warm into the mid and upper 80s today. Highs will climb into the upper 80s to near 90 for Wednesday and Thursday. A scattered shower or storm is possible for midweek but rain will not be widespread. Highs will slip back down to the low and mid 80s for the weekend.
Today: Partly Sunny, Isolated Showers(20%). Highs in the upper 80s. Winds: N/E 5-10
Tonight: Partly Cloudy, Isolated Showers(20%). Lows in the low 70s. Winds: E/S 5-10
Tomorrow: Partly Cloudy, Isolated Showers(20%). Highs in the upper 80s. Winds: SW/SE 5-10
Tropical Storm Fred moves away from the Cape Verde Islands into the open Atlantic. Fred is centered about 200 miles NW of the Cape Verde Islands. Fred is moving WNW at 12 mph. It will continue into the open waters of the Atlantic over the next few days. Sustained winds are near 65 mph. Fred will slowly weaken over the next few days.
5:00 AM AST Tue Sep 1
Location: 18.0°N 26.1°W
Moving: WNW at 12 mph
Min pressure: 997 mb
Max sustained: 65 mph
Weather & Health
Pollen: Moderate-High (Ragweed, Grasses)
UV Index: 8 (Very High)
Air Quality: Good (Code Green)
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.
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