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First Warning Forecast: The rain moves out and the sunshine returns

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Posted at 6:50 PM, Mar 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-20 18:50:34-04

The rain moves out and the sunshine returns….If you’re tired of all the rain we’ve seen this weekend, then you’re in luck. We’re tracking a good deal of sunshine for the work week. But first, on Monday morning, a few lingering showers are possible. A few snowflakes could mix in as well for some of our far northern areas, especially the northern Eastern Shore.  Otherwise, as we go through the day, expect gradual clearing. High temperatures will climb into the low and mid 50s by afternoon. Winds will be fairly breezy from the northwest between 10 and 20 mph.  More sunshine is expected from Tuesday through Thursday. Highs will reach the lower 60s on Tuesday, rising into the low and mid 70s Wednesday and Thursday. By Friday, a front moves into the area, giving way to rain. Some rain could stick around into Easter weekend, too. High temperatures will be in the low and mid 60s next Saturday and Sunday.  Have a good week!

Tonight: Mostly Cloudy. Scattered Rain (50%). Cold and Windy. Low temperatures in the mid and upper 30s. Winds: N 15-20 mph.

Monday: Lingering AM Showers possible (20-30%). Then, gradual clearing. High temperatures in the low and mid 50s. Winds: NW 10-20 mph.

Tuesday: Mostly Sunny and Mild. High temperatures in the low 60s. Winds: SW 10-15 mph.

Weather & Health for Monday

Pollen: Moderate (Juniper, Birch, Sycamore)

UV Index: 4 (Moderate)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Low

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

2003 Flash Flooding: Central Virginia, East Central Virginia

Dominic Brown
First Warning Meteorologist
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