Thursday’s First Warning Forecast: Warm and windy again

Posted at 5:35 AM, Mar 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-24 05:35:15-04

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

Warm, windy and tracking storms…. Off to a warm start this morning in the 50s and 60s and we will climb back into the mid 70s this afternoon. Some of our hot spots could climb to near 80. Expect sunshine this morning with a few extra clouds this afternoon. An isolated shower is possible but most areas will stay dry. It will still be windy today with SW winds at 10 to 20 mph and higher gusts possible. A cold front will move through on Friday, bringing us scattered showers and possible storms. It will still be windy and highs will top out in the low 70s. Highs will cool into the 60s for the weekend with a nice mix of sun and clouds. Rain returns by Sunday night and continues for Monday.

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

Tonight: Partly to Mostly Cloudy, Isolated Showers(20%), Windy. Lows near 60. Winds: SW 10-20

Tomorrow: Mostly Cloudy, Showers(60%), Possible Storms, Windy. Highs in the low 70s. Winds: SW 10-20

Weather & Health

Pollen: High (Juniper, Birch, Sycamore)

UV Index: 6 (Moderate)

Air Quality: Moderate (Code Yellow)

Mosquitoes: Low

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

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1980 F1 Tornado Northampton Co

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