Wednesday’s VIPIR Forecast: Biting cold and wind

Posted at 5:11 AM, Jan 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-13 05:58:54-05

Very cold and windy… Temperatures will start near the freezing point this morning but it will feel more like the upper teens and low 20s with strong northwest winds. Highs will only reach the upper 30s this afternoon with plenty of sunshine. Winds will begin to relax this afternoon.

We will steadily warm up as we approach the weekend. Highs will climb into the low 50s Thursday, mid 50s Friday and near 60 on Saturday. Our next chance for rain moves in Friday night and will linger into early Saturday morning. Most of the weekend will be dry with another cool down set to move in on Sunday.

Today: Mostly Sunny, Cold, Windy. Highs in the upper 30s. Winds: NW 10-20

Tonight: Main Clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Winds: W/SW 5-10

Tomorrow: Mostly Sunny, Warmer, Breezy. Highs in the low 50s. Winds: SW 10-15

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

January 13th

1964 Winter Storm: 5.3" snow - Richmond

1982 Winter Storm - 7.1" snow - Richmond

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