Tuesday’s First Warning Forecast: Rain and storms

Posted at 6:21 AM, Feb 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-23 06:21:53-05

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

Rain and severe storms… Expect plenty of clouds and drizzle today with highs in the low 50s. Most of today’s rain will fall early this morning for our northern areas. Scattered showers will mix in this afternoon and evening. Scattered showers will continue for most of the daytime hours Wednesday. A cold front will move in for Wednesday night, bringing us heavy rain and even a chance for severe thunderstorms. Most of the rain and storm chances will be during the evening and overnight hours. Severe storms could bring damaging winds and localized flooding. Highs will warm into the upper 60s on Wednesday, ahead of the cold front. A few rain showers may linger into early Thursday morning but skies will clear for Friday and the weekend. Temperatures will cool back into the 50s to end the week and 40s on Saturday.

Today: Mostly Cloudy, Rain(70%). Highs in the low 50s. Winds: NE/N 5-15

Tonight: Mostly Cloudy, Scattered Showers(40%). Lows in the upper 40s. Winds: N 5-10

Tomorrow: Mostly Cloudy, Rain(70%), PM Storms. Highs in the upper 60s. Winds: E/SE 10-20+

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