First Warning Forecast: Chance for more rain, but a little improvement is in sight

Posted at 6:06 AM, Sep 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-30 11:14:23-04

Chance for more rain, but a little improvement is in sight….As we move through our Friday,  some of us may have to dodge a few showers and storms as an upper level low continues to meander over the area. Some of the rain could be heavy at times. Otherwise, expect more clouds than sun with highs in the lower 80s. On Saturday, expect a few more showers and storms with highs in the lower 80s. Some moisture may even linger around in Sunday. By early next week, though, we start to see a break in the pattern as the low lifts to the north, giving way to sunshine. Highs will be in the 70s.


Today: Patchy Fog. Clouds and Sun. Chance of Storms (40%). Highs in the lower 80s. Winds: SE 5-10 mph.

Tonight: Mostly Cloudy. Chance of Storms (40%). Lows in the low 70s. Winds: SE 5-10 mph.

Tomorrow: More Clouds Than Sun. Chance of Showers (30%). Highs in the lower 80s. Winds: S 5-10 mph.

Weather & Health 

Pollen: Low (Ragweed, Grasses)

UV Index: 5 (High)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Very High

Tropical Update

Hurricane Matthew has strengthened into a major Category 3 storm in the Caribbean Sea. Matthew is moving toward the west-southwest at 12 mph with sustained winds at 115 mph. A westward motion at a slower forward speed is expected later today and tonight. The storm is forecast to take a turn toward the west-northwest Saturday night, followed by a turn toward the northwest by early Sunday. Little change in strength is forecast during the next 48 hours. Hurricane-force-winds extend outward up to 35 miles from the center.

11:00 AM EDT Fri Sep 30
Location: 13.7°N 70.8°W
Moving: WSW at 12 mph
Min pressure: 968 mb
Max sustained: 115 mph

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Dominic Brown
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