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Friday’s First Warning Forecast: Chilly morning but warming up

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Posted at 5:37 AM, Feb 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-19 06:30:55-05

Warming up for the weekend… Bundle up this morning, with temperatures in the 20s and low 30s. Highs will reach to near 50 this afternoon, near normal for this time of year. Expect a nice mix of sun and clouds with light winds. We will warm back into the 60s this weekend with partly cloudy skies. Winds will pick up a bit for Saturday but will relax again for Sunday. Rain chances will remain low for most of the weekend. A few showers may sneak in late Sunday night but it will be a soggy first half of next week. A string of fronts and an area of low pressure will move over the Mid-Atlantic, bringing us rain for Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. Temperatures will linger near normal for most of next week.

Today: Partly Cloudy. Highs near 50. Winds: NE/SE 5-10

Tonight: Partly Cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Winds: S 5-15

Tomorrow: Partly Cloudy, Warmer, Breezy. Highs in the mid 60s. Winds: SW 10-15

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

February 19th

1979 Winter Weather: Heavy Snow interior Virginia

2012 Snow 3 to 5″ across South Central VA Farmville East across Richmond to Lower MD Eastern Shore.

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