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First Warning Forecast: Scattered showers and storms for Thursday

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Posted at 11:37 PM, Sep 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-28 23:44:36-04

The First Warning Storm Team is tracking scattered showers and storms for your Thursday.

Strong storms move out overnight. A chance for a scattered shower. Lows in the upper 60s to lower 70s.

Keep that umbrella handy! More scattered showers and storms on tap for Thursday as the stationary front and an area of low pressure remain over the Mid-Atlantic. Those chances for showers continue on Friday. Doesn’t look like it will be a washout though. Highs will be in the upper 70s to lower 80s.

The weekend is looking drier, but keeping a 20 percent chance for a shower on both Saturday and Sunday. Both days will have highs near 80.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, storms move out. Chance for a scattered shower (50%). Lows in the upper 60s. Winds: SE 5-10

Tomorrow: Mostly cloudy with scattered showers/storms (60%). Highs in the upper 70s. Winds: SE 5-10

Tomorrow night: Mostly cloudy with a chance for showers. Lows near 70s. Winds: E 5-10 mph.

Weather & Health 

Pollen: Low-Moderate (Ragweed, Grasses)

UV Index: 6 (High)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Very High

Tropical Update

Tropical Storm Matthew is centered about  370 miles SSE of San Juan Puerto Rico or about 410 miles ENE of Curacao and is moving west at 15 mph. A westward motion with some decrease in forward speed is expected during the next couple of days. Maximum sustained winds are near 65 mph with higher gusts. Gradual strengthening is forecast during the next couple of days and Matthew could become a hurricane by Friday. Mathew is expect to make a sharp turn north on Sunday and track near Cuba and the Bahamas early next week.

11:00 PM AST Wed Sep 28

Location: 13.9°N 63.1°W

Moving: W at 15 mph

Min pressure: 1004 mb

Max sustained: 65 mph

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