Tuesday’s First Warning Forecast: Warm up this week

Posted at 5:22 AM, Sep 06, 2016

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

Warmer temperatures on the way… Winds will relax but temperatures will climb as we head through midweek. Expect more sunshine today with highs climbing into the upper 80s. We will return to the upper 80s on Wednesday, with an afternoon scattered shower or storm possible. Expect low 90s to end the work week with a mix of sun and clouds.

Hermine continues to slowly drift just off shore of New York, keeping some rough surf and minor tidal flooding in our area. Expect another round of tidal flooding today near high tide. Most locations hit high tide early this afternoon and will see flooding reach “nuisance” or “minor” levels, slightly lower than yesterday.

Today: A Few Clouds, Warmer, Breezy. Highs in the upper 80s. Winds: NW 5-15

Tonight: Partly Cloudy. Lows near 70. Winds: W 5-10

Tomorrow: Partly Cloudy, Scattered Showers/Storms (30%). Highs in the upper 80s. Winds: NW/W 5-10

Weather & Health 

Pollen: High (Ragweed, Grasses)

UV Index: 8 (Very High)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Very High

Tropical Update

Post-tropical cyclone Hermine moves closer to the coast. Hermine is centered about 100 miles south of Long Island and moving slowing west. A decrease in forward speed is expected later today and Hermine will likely become nearly stationary by tonight. A turn toward the northeast is forecast to occur on Wednesday. Maximum sustained winds remain near 65 mph with higher gusts. Gradual weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours.

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Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

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