Wednesday’s First Warning Forecast: Warmer but very windy

Posted at 6:30 AM, Mar 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-23 06:30:09-04

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

Very warm and windy…. Off to a warmer start this morning and a warmer day overall. We will start near 50 this morning and climb into the mid 70s this afternoon. Expect plenty of sunshine again today but it will be windy with SW winds at 10 to 20 mph and higher gusts possible. We will return to the mid 70s Thursday with clouds starting to build in ahead of an approaching cold front. The front will bring in rain for Friday morning. Highs will slip back into the 60s behind the cold front for Friday and the weekend. Sunshine will be back for Saturday but rain chances return for Easter Sunday, mainly in the afternoon. Rain will stick around for Monday and into Tuesday.

Today: Mostly Sunny, Warmer, Windy. Highs in the mid 70s. Winds: SW 10-20G30

Tonight: Mainly Clear, Windy. Lows in the mid 50s. Winds: SW 10-20

Tomorrow: Partly Cloudy, Isolated PM Showers(20%), Windy. Highs in the mid 70s. Winds: SW 10-20G30

Weather & Health

Pollen: Moderate-High (Juniper, Birch, Sycamore)

UV Index: 6 (Moderate)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Low

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