Tuesday’s VIPIR Forecast: Warmer with storm chances

Posted at 5:43 AM, Sep 08, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-08 09:05:05-04

Warmer with storm chances… Watch out for areas of dense fog this morning. We will see partly cloudy skies today with a chance for scattered showers/storms this afternoon and evening. Highs will warm a bit into the mid and upper 80s. Expect several chances for showers and storms this week. Our biggest threat for rain and storms will be on Thursday. Highs will remain in the upper 80s through midweek with a cooling trend as we head into the weekend.

Today: Partly Cloudy, Scattered Showers/Storms(30%). Highs in the mid to upper 80s. Winds: SE 5-10

Tonight: Partly Cloudy, Scattered Showers/Storms(30%). Lows in the low 70s. Winds: SE/S 5-10

Tomorrow: Partly Sunny, Scattered Showers/Storms(30%). Highs in the upper 80s. Winds: S 5-10

Tropical Update

Tropical Storm Grace continues to weaken over the tropical Atlantic. Grace is centered about 1300 miles east of the Lesser Antilles and moving west at 20 mph. Grace will continue moving west and could impact the Leeward Islands by Friday. Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph. Grace will likely weaken to a tropical depression later today and to a remnant low on Wednesday.

5:00 AM AST Tue Sep 8

Location: 14.1°N 41.0°W

Moving: W at 20 mph

Min pressure: 1006 mb

Max sustained: 40 mph

Weather & Health

Pollen: Moderate-High (Ragweed, Grasses)

UV Index: 7 (High)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Very High

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

September 8th

1804 Hurricane "Inconceivable" Damage - Coastal Virginia

2004 Tornado Outbreak: Central, East Central, VA (Frances)

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