Friday’s VIPIR Forecast: Cloudy but cool weekend

Posted at 5:28 AM, Sep 04, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-04 06:14:22-04

A cooler but cloudy and rainy weekend… We will start a nice cooling trend today. Highs will reach into the mid and upper 80s this afternoon. Highs will cool into the low 80s for Saturday and Sunday. Expect partly cloudy skies today with a few isolated showers possible tonight. We will see more clouds roll in for the weekend with scattered showers. Winds will also be increasing today. Expect windy conditions through the weekend.

Today: Partly Cloudy, Isolated Showers(20%), Breezy. Highs in the mid 80s. Winds: N/NE 5-15

Tonight: Partly Cloudy, Isolated Showers(20%), Breezy. Lows in the low 70s. Winds: NE 5-15

Tomorrow: Mostly Cloudy, Scattered Showers(40%), Windy. Highs in the low 80s. Winds: NE 10-20

Tropical Update

Tropical Storm Fred continues in the eastern Atlantic. Fred is centered about 950 miles WNW of the Cape Verde Islands. Fred is moving west at 10 mph. Fred will continue to drift through the open waters of the Atlantic over the next few days. Sustained winds are near 40 mph. Fred is expected to weaken to a remnant low by tonight or Saturday

5:00 AM AST Fri Sep 4

Location: 22.1°N 37.2°W

Moving: W at 10 mph

Min pressure: 1005 mb

Max sustained: 40 mph

Weather & Health

Pollen: Moderate-High (Ragweed, Grasses)

UV Index: 8 (Very High)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Very High

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