Thursday’s First Warning Forecast: Another nice day with a few showers

Posted at 5:02 AM, Aug 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-04 10:43:47-04

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

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 work week. 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 rapidly weakening over northern Guatemala. Earl is centered about 115 miles west of Belize City, Belize. Earl is moving west at 12 mph but a slight WNW turn is expected today. On the forecast track, Earl will continue to move across northern Guatemala and southeastern Mexico tonight and Friday. Maximum sustained winds have decreased to 50 mph and additional weakening is expected as it moves over high terrain. Earl is expected to weaken to a tropical depression by tonight.

10:00 AM CDT Thu Aug 4

Location: 17.2°N 89.9°W

Moving: W at 12 mph

Min pressure: 990 mb

Max sustained: 50 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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