Thursday’s VIPIR Forecast: Record setting and more rain

Posted at 5:21 AM, Dec 24, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-24 05:21:31-05

Myles Henderson’s Live VIPIR Forecast

***A Flood Warning is in effect for the Nottoway River in Sussex County. Minor flooding is expected today as the river is expected to crest at 15.3’ this evening.

Record setting warmth… Highs today will climb into the upper 70s, setting new daily high temperature records. We will be in the ballpark of our all-time December record for Norfolk, 81°. We will see mostly cloudy skies today with scattered showers. A few stray storms could mix in but most of the severe weather will remain to our west. It will be windy today, with south winds at 10 to 20 mph. When you wake up Christmas morning expect mostly cloudy skies, scattered showers and temperatures in the mid 60s. Highs will warm to the mid 70s, near daily records. Scattered showers and stray storms are possible through Friday. Rain chances will drop a bit more for the weekend with a mix of clouds and sun. Highs will linger in the low to mid 70s.

Today: Mostly Cloudy, Scattered Showers(40%), Windy. Highs in the upper 70s. Winds: S 10-20

Tonight: Mostly Cloudy, Scattered Showers(40%). Lows in the mid 60s. Winds: S 10-15

Tomorrow: Mostly Cloudy, Scattered Showers(40%). Highs in the mid 70s. Winds: SW 5-10

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

December 24th

1998 Winter Weather: Heavy Snow interior, record ice storm coastline

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