Monday’s First Warning Forecast: Another cool down ahead

Posted at 4:55 AM, Oct 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-24 09:11:12-04

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

Temperatures swings continue… Get ready for more warm ups and cool downs this week. Expect plenty of sunshine today with a few clouds blending in this afternoon. Temperatures will start in the 50s this morning but warm into the mid 70s this afternoon. It will be a bit breezy, with SW winds shifting to the NW at 5 to 15 mph. A cold front is expected to push through the area tonight. Rain chances will be very limited but a cool down will follow.

Highs will only reach to near 60 Tuesday afternoon, below normal and about 15 degrees cooler than today. Overnight lows will fall into the 40s and even 30s inland by Wednesday morning. We will return to near 60 by Wednesday afternoon. Our best chance for rain this week will be Thursday into early Friday. Highs will climb back into the 70s to start the weekend.

Today: A Few Clouds, Warmer. Highs in the mid 70s. Winds: SW/NW 5-15

Tonight: Partly Cloudy, Stray Showers (10%). Lows near 50. Winds: N 10-15

Tomorrow: Mostly Sunny, Cooler. Highs near 60. Winds: NW 5-15

Weather & Health 

Pollen: Low (Ragweed, Grasses)

UV Index: 4 (Moderate)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Low-Moderate

Tropical Update

No tropical activity at this time.


Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

October 24th

1872 Heavy Rain: 3.77″ Norfolk

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