Friday’s First Warning Forecast: Warming to near 80 this weekend

Posted at 5:14 AM, Oct 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-28 09:47:28-04

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

Cooler today but near 80 this weekend… A cold front is moving off of the coast today, leaving behind cooler air. Temperatures will start and stay in the low to mid 60s today. Any leftover showers will be clearing out early this morning and clouds will clear out by midday. It will still be a bit breezy with north winds at 5 to 15 mph.

Get ready for a big warm up this weekend. Highs will reach the low 70s for Saturday and near 80 for Sunday with plenty of sunshine both days. A cold front will slide through on Sunday. Rain chances will be extremely low but cooler air will return for Halloween. Expect partly cloudy skies with highs in the mid 60s on Monday. Lows Monday night will only fall into the mid 50s.

Today: Clearing Skies, Cooler, Breezy. Highs in the mid 60s. Winds: N 5-15

Tonight: Clear Skies. Lows in the mid 40s. Winds: N/W 5-10

Tomorrow: Mostly Sunny, Warmer. Highs in the low 70s. Winds: SW 5-10

Weather & Health 

Pollen: Low (Ragweed, Grasses)

UV Index: 4 (Moderate)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Moderate

Tropical Update

No tropical activity at this time.


Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

October 28th

1910 Trace of Snow in Norfolk (Only snow observed in October)

1995 Severe Thunderstorm Wind Damage: Bertie Co

2012 Hurricane Sandy Causes severe coastal flooding/erosion

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