Thursday’s First Warning Forecast: 70s today with showers tonight

Posted at 5:18 AM, Oct 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-27 09:06:15-04

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

Warmer today, showers tonight, cooler tomorrow… Highs will warm into the low 70s this afternoon with a mix of sun and clouds throughout the day. South to southeast winds will also increase through the day with gusts to near 25 mph this afternoon. A cold front will push through the region tonight bringing in a few scattered showers overnight and into early Friday morning.

Behind the front, temperatures will fall again. Expect highs in the mid 60s on Friday with clearing skies. The ups and downs continue for the weekend. We will warm back into the low 70s for Saturday and upper 70s for Sunday with a mixture of sun and clouds and very slim rain chances.

Today: Building Clouds, Warmer, Windy. Highs in the low 70s. Winds: SE/S 5-15G25

Tonight: Mostly Cloudy, Scattered Showers (30%), Windy. Lows in the upper 50s. Winds: S/W 10-15G25

Tomorrow: Clearing Skies, Cooler, Breezy. Highs in the mid 60s. Winds: NW 10-15

Weather & Health 

Pollen: Low (Ragweed, Grasses)

UV Index: 3 (Moderate)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Low-Moderate

Tropical Update

No tropical activity at this time.


Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

October 27th

1995 Severe Thunderstorms: Nottoway, Mecklenburg, Lunenburg Co – Hail 0.75″-1.50″ 2010 EF0 Tornado Mecklenburg Co. Numerous tree damage Cumberland to Hanover Co with EF0 Mechanicsville.

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