Monday’s First Warning Forecast: Several rain chances

Posted at 5:59 AM, May 02, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-02 10:39:15-04

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

An unsettled workweek… Expect several chances for scattered showers and storms this week as multiple weather systems move in back to back. The first up is a cold front that will through later today. Expect a mix of sun and clouds today with a few isolated showers during the day. Rain chances will increase late this afternoon and evening with a possibility for strong to severe storms to mix in. It will be warm today with highs climbing the low 80s this afternoon with strong SW winds.

The cold front will stall along the coastline for Tuesday, keeping clouds, showers and storms in the forecast. Highs will reach the mid 70s tomorrow. For the second half of the week, scattered showers will continue as the stalled front moves out and another cold front moves in. Highs will slip into the upper 60s later this week.

Today: Partly Sunny, Scattered Showers/Storms(30%). Highs in the low 80s. Winds: SW 10-20

Tonight: Mostly Cloudy, Scattered Showers/Storms(40%). Lows in the upper 60s. Winds: SW 5-15

Tomorrow: Mostly Cloudy, Showers/Storms(70%). Highs in the mid 70s. Winds: SW 10-20

Weather & Health

Pollen: Low-Moderate (Oak, Birch, Sweet Gum)

UV Index: 7 (High)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Moderate

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

May 2nd

1991 F2, F1 Tornado Northumberland Co

2002 Severe Weather Outbreak: Damaging Winds, Hail, Tornadoes

2004 F1 Tornado: King and Queen Co

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