Monday’s First Warning Forecast: A gloomy start

Posted at 6:11 AM, Mar 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-14 06:11:52-04

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

Clouds, rain and fog…. We are waking up to a gloomy Monday morning. Expect mostly cloudy skies, drizzle and areas of dense fog this morning. Visibility will be less than 1 mile for many of our northern and inland locations. We could see a few scattered showers today but rain and storms chances will increase for this afternoon and evening. Some storms could be strong to severe, with gusty winds, heavy rain and possible hail. Temperatures will reach to near 70 this afternoon, with cooler numbers to the north and warmer to the south.

Clouds and showers will linger into Tuesday morning but skies should begin to clear tomorrow afternoon. Highs will cool into the mid 60s tomorrow. We will warm back into the 70s for Wednesday with a nice mix of sun and clouds. We are tracking scattered showers for St. Patrick’s Day with cooler air moving in to end the week.

Today: Mostly Cloudy, Fog Drizzle, Scattered Showers(40%). Highs in the low 70s. Winds: SW/NE 5-10

Tonight: Mostly Cloudy, Scattered Showers(60%), Possible Storms. Lows in the mid 50s. Winds: NE 5-10

Tomorrow: AM Showers(30%), PM Clearing. Highs in the mid 60s. Winds: N 5-10

Weather & Health

Pollen: Moderate (Juniper, Maple, Ash)

UV Index: 3 (Moderate)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Low

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

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