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Tuesday’s First Warning Forecast: More clouds and showers

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Posted at 5:09 AM, Aug 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-09 09:36:14-04

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

Clouds, showers, and a warm up… A stationary front continues to linger over the Mid-Atlantic. Expect mostly cloudy skies again today, with some sunshine peeking through. Scattered showers and storms will mix in throughout the day. Our severe threat is very low but heavy downpours and lightning are still possible. Highs today will warm slightly, into the mid 80s.

The stationary front will slide a little farther north for the second half of the week. That will allow a bit more sunshine to mix in and rain chances to drop slightly. Highs will warm to the upper 80s and near 90 through the weekend.

Today: Mostly Cloudy, Scattered Showers/Storms(40%). Highs in the mid 80s. Winds: SE 5-15

Tonight: Mostly Cloudy, Isolated Showers/Storms(20%). Lows in the mid 70s. Winds: SE/S 5-10

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

Weather & Health

Pollen: Low-Moderate (Grasses)

UV Index: 9 (Very High)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Extreme

Tropical Update

No tropical activity at this time

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

August 9th

1962 F2 Tornado Louisa Co

1983 Tornado: Bertie Co

2005 Flash Flood: Southeast VA

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