Monday’s VIPIR Forecast: Sunshine and cool

Posted at 5:32 AM, Sep 14, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-14 06:06:03-04

A cool and sunny stretch… Expect an early taste of fall this week. Temperatures will start in the 50s this morning with a few inland spots in the 40s. Highs will reach into the mid and upper 70s. We will see plenty of sunshine today with just a few clouds in the mix. Highs will warm slightly this week with highs near 80 on Tuesday and low 80s for the second half of the week. Expect plenty of sunshine and very low rain chances for most of the week.

Today: Mostly Sunny. Highs in the mid to upper 80s. Winds: NW 5-10

Tonight: A Few Clouds. Lows in the mid 50s. Winds: W 5-10

Tomorrow: Mostly Sunny. Highs near 80. Winds: NW/NE 5-10

Tropical Update

We are watching an area of low pressure located several hundred miles west-southwest of the Cape Verde Islands. Environmental conditions are expected to be conducive for development, and this system is likely to become a tropical depression during the next day or two while it moves generally northwestward across the central tropical Atlantic.

Formation chance through 48 hours: High (80%)

Formation chance through 5 days: High (90%)

Weather & Health

Pollen: Moderate (Ragweed, Grasses)

UV Index: 7 (High)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: High

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

September 14th

1944 Great Atlantic Hurricane - Heavy Rain, High winds Virginia Beach, 130 mph gust Cape Henry

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