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First Warning Forecast: Another comfortable night on tap

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Posted at 3:27 PM, Aug 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-04 15:27:08-04

Meteorologist April Loveland’s First Warning Forecast

**Moderate rip current risk through this evening. Exercise caution.**

A few showers and nice temps… A stationary front (or the leftovers of) will linger over the Mid-Atlantic to end the work week, keeping a mix of clouds and a few showers in the forecast. Expect partly to mostly cloudy skies with isolated showers and stray storms possible for the rest of the workweek. Expect highs in the low to mid 80s today and mid to upper 80s on Friday.

Highs will climb back into the 90s on Saturday before a cold front moves in. Scattered showers and storms are possible Saturday night and into early Sunday morning. Highs will slip back into the upper 80s on Sunday.

Today: Partly Sunny, Isolated Showers/Storms(20%). Highs in the mid 80s. Winds: NE 5-15

Tonight: Partly Cloudy, Isolated Showers/Storms(20%). Lows in the low 70s. Winds: NE/E 5-15

Tomorrow: Partly Sunny, Isolated Showers/Storms(20%). Highs in the upper 80s. Winds: E/SE 5-15

Weather & Health

Pollen: Moderate (Grasses)

UV Index: 9 (Very High)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Extreme

Tropical Update

Tropical Storm Earl is well inland over northern Guatemala. Max sustained winds have decreased to 45 mph, and pressure has risen to 994 mb. Earl is forecast to weaken to a tropical depression by this evening as it tracks further inland.

Location: 17.3°N 90.2°W

Moving: W at 12 mph

Min Pressure: 994 mb

Max sustained: 45 mph

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

August 4th

1975 F1 Tornado: Wicomico Co

1991 F1 Tornado: Brunswick Co

2000 Flash Flooding: Eastern Coastal Virginia

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