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Monday’s First Warning Forecast: Tracking storms moving east

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Posted at 5:00 AM, Sep 26, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-26 09:07:37-04

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

A fall-like week ahead… Temperatures will be very seasonal and consistent this week. Highs will reach the mid to upper 70s, near normal for this time of year. We will see a mix of sun and clouds today, with more sun early and clouds gradually building through the afternoon. An isolated shower could sneak in tonight as a cold front approaches.

A cold front will move through on Tuesday triggering scattered showers and possible storms. Our severe threat is low but a heavy downpour and rumble of thunder are possible. Highs tomorrow will return to the mid 70s, near normal.

Scattered showers will linger for Wednesday and Thursday with a mix of clouds. Highs will remain in the mid 70s through the end of the work week.

Today: Mix of Sun & Clouds. Highs in the mid to upper 70s. Winds: SE 5-10

Tonight: Partly Cloudy, Isolated Showers (20%). Lows in the mid 60s. Winds: S 5-10

Tomorrow: Mostly Cloudy, Scattered Showers/Storms (60%). Highs in the mid 70s. Winds: SW 5-10

Weather & Health 

Pollen: Low-Moderate (Ragweed)

UV Index: 6 (High)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Very High

Tropical Update

We are watching a large low pressure area located about 1150 miles ESE of the Windward Islands. It has become a little better organized since yesterday and environmental conditions are expected to be conducive for gradual development. A tropical depression is likely to form later this week while the low moves west to WNW at 15 to 20 mph.

* Formation chance through 48 hours: Medium (50%)

* Formation chance through 5 days: High (90%)

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