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Dominic’s Storm Team Forecast: Tracking up and down temps and a chance of storms this week

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Posted at 7:22 PM, Jan 31, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-31 19:22:54-05

Tracking up and down temps and a chance of storms….It doesn’t feel like winter at all! High temperatures climbed into the 60s and 70s today, and as we move through our Monday, expect more warm weather. Southerly winds will boost our temperatures into the lower 70s by Monday afternoon under a mix of sun and clouds. By late afternoon into the evening, a cold front will move in from the north, giving way to a few more clouds and a some scattered showers from north to south.  A couple of showers could linger into the overnight. Then, on Tuesday, expect partly sunny skies and cool temps. Highs will only reach the mid 50s.  A higher chance of rain moves in by Wednesday with a stronger cold front. A couple of thunderstorms are also possible. The front will linger off the coast Thursday and Friday, giving way to a few more showers through the end of the work week.  Highs on Wednesday will warm into the lower 70s. By next weekend, highs will be in the mid 40s. Enjoy our week!

Tonight: Stars and Clouds. A Chilly Night. Low temperatures in the mid and upper 40s. Winds: S 5-10 mph.

Monday: Sun and Clouds. A Few PM Showers (30%). Warm. High temperatures in the lower 70s. Winds: SW 10-15 mph.

Tuesday: More Clouds Than Sun. Isolated Shower Early (20%). Cooler. High temperatures in the mid 50s. Winds: NE 5-10 mph.

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

1948 Winter Storm: 10.1″ Snow – Richmond

1966 Winter Storm – Blizzard 15″ snow Richmond, 9″ snow Norfolk over 2 day period

Dominic Brown

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