First Warning Forecast: Tracking showers and storms, then a big drop in our temperatures

Posted at 4:07 PM, Mar 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-14 16:07:41-04

Tracking showers and storms and a big drop in our temperatures….As we move through our late Monday evening, a few scattered showers and storms are possible as an area of low pressure tracks over the area. Some of the storms could be strong to severe.  Heavy rain, flooding and gusty winds will be the primary threats.  We’ll keep a close eye on it for you. Low temperatures will be in the low to mid 50s. Rain will likely continue overnight into Tuesday morning before drier weather moves in. High temperatures will be in the mid 60s. On Wednesday, highs will warm back into the mid 70s, but for the rest of the work week, we’ll see a gradual dip in our high temps. Highs will creep back into the 60s Thursday and Friday. We’ll be in the 50s next weekend.

Tonight: Mostly Cloudy. Scattered Showers and T’storms (40%). Low temperatures in the low and mid 50s. Winds: SE 5-10 mph.

Tuesday: AM Showers (30%). Then, partly cloudy. High temperatures in the mid 60s. Winds: SW-NW 5-10 mph.

Wednesday: Partly Cloudy and Mild. High temperatures in the mid 60s. Winds: S 5-15 mph.


Weather & Health for Tuesday
Pollen: Medium to High (Juniper, Maple, Ash)
UV Index: Moderate (5)
Air Quality: Good (Code Green)
Mosquitoes: Low to Moderate


Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)
1993 “Storm of the Century”: Heavy Snow Interior Virginia, High winds, Flooding Coastal Virginia


Dominic Brown
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