Thursday’s First Warning Forecast: Cooler air moving in

Posted at 5:47 AM, Mar 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-17 05:47:39-04

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

Big cooling trend…. From the 80s yesterday to the 70s today and that’s just the first step of the cooling trend to end the week. Expect a nice mix of mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies today with highs in the low 70s. Highs will fall into the low 60s for Friday with another nice mix of sun and clouds but strong winds.

Expect a chilly 50/50 weekend. Highs will only reach to near 50 this weekend, below normal for this time of year. Expect sunshine for most of Saturday with rain showers building in Saturday night. Rain will continue for most of Sunday as an area of low pressure slides along the Southeast coast.

Today: A Few Clouds, Cooler. Highs in the low 70s. Winds: N/W 5-15

Tonight: Partly Cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Winds: W 5-15

Tomorrow: A Few Clouds, Even Cooler, Windy. Highs in the mid 60s. Winds: W 10-20

Weather & Health

Pollen: Moderate-High (Juniper, Maple, Ash)

UV Index: 6 (High)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Low

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