Tuesday’s First Warning Forecast: A sunny but cold morning

Posted at 4:53 AM, Nov 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-08 08:02:04-05

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

A cold morning, then warmer… Bundle up if you are heading out to the polls this morning. We will start with temperatures in the low 40s and 30s this morning. Some inland areas may dip to near freezing.

Expect plenty of sunshine today with temperatures warming into the mid 60s this afternoon, just a few degrees above normal. Clouds will build in overnight as a cold front approaches for Wednesday. Overnight lows will only fall into the upper 40s by Wednesday morning and highs will return to the mid 60s. Expect mostly cloudy skies tomorrow with scattered showers. The best chance for rain will be mid-morning to early afternoon.

Sunshine will return for Thursday with another cool down. Highs will only reach the mid to upper 50s by Thursday afternoon. Highs will rebound into the 60s for Friday but back into the 50s for the weekend.

Today: Mostly Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Winds: NW/W 5-10

Tonight: Partly Cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Winds: SW 5-10

Tomorrow: Mostly Cloudy, Scattered Showers (40%). Highs in the mid 60s. Winds: SW/NW 5-15

Weather & Health 

Pollen: Low (Ragweed)

UV Index: 3 (Moderate)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Low

Tropical Update

No tropical activity at this time


Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

November 8th

1996 Severe Thunderstorms: Nottoway, Richmond, Chesterfield Co, Hanover Co – Hail 0.75″-1.25″

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