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Wednesday’s VIPIR Forecast: Sunny and seasonal

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Posted at 5:38 AM, Sep 16, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-16 10:46:59-04

Another nice day… Temperatures will start in the 50s for most areas this morning. Highs will reach into the low 80s this afternoon. We will see plenty of sunshine again today. Highs will remain in the low to mid 80s for the second half of the work week and the weekend. Extra clouds will build in on Thursday with a chance for isolated showers. We will keep a slim rain chance through the weekend with a mix of sun and clouds.

Today: Mostly Sunny. Highs in the low 80s. Winds: W/N/E 5-10

Tonight: Mainly Clear. Lows in the low 60s. Winds: E/S 5-10

Tomorrow: Partly Cloudy, Isolated Showers(20%). Highs in the low 80s. Winds: W/N/E 5-10

Tropical Update

Tropical Depression Nine has formed in the central tropical Atlantic. TD 9 is about 1200 miles east of the Lesser Antilles and about 1300 miles west of the Cape Verde Islands. TD 9 is moving NNW at 8 mph and will make a slight NW turn tomorrow. Maximum winds are near 30 mph with little change in strength expected over the next few days.

11:00 AM AST Wed Sep 16

Location: 15.0°N 43.1°W

Moving: NNW at 8 mph

Min pressure: 1010 mb

Max sustained: 30 mph

Weather & Health

Pollen: Moderate (Ragweed)

UV Index: 7 (High)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: High

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