Friday’s First Warning Forecast: Warmer today but a chilly weekend ahead

Posted at 4:56 AM, Nov 11, 2016

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

Warmer today, cooler tomorrow… Our up and down temperatures will continue as we head into the weekend. We will warm into the mid 60s this afternoon. Expect plenty of sunshine but it will be breezy with NW winds at 10 to 15 mph for most of the day. A cold front is set to push through the area this evening. Rain chances will be slim but extra clouds are expected and winds will ramp up. Winds will gusts to 30+ mph tonight and into early Saturday. Overnight lows will return to the mid 40s.

Even colder air will move in behind the front. Highs will only reach the low 50s on Saturday and with strong north winds it will feel more like the 40s for most of the day. Winds will relax by Saturday evening as temperatures fall. Many locations will see numbers near or below freezing by Sunday morning. Highs will rebound back to near 60 by Sunday afternoon. Expect plenty of sunshine all weekend.

Today: Mostly Sunny, Warmer, Breezy. Highs in the mid 60s. Winds: W/NW 5-15

Tonight: Partly Cloudy, Windy. Lows in the mid 40s. Winds: N 10-20G30+

Tomorrow: Mostly Sunny, Cooler, Windy. Highs in the low 50s. Winds: N 10-20G30

Weather & Health 

Pollen: Low (Mixed)

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 11th

1995 F0 Tornado: Dorchester Co

1995 F0 Tornado: Suffolk, F1 Tornado: Accomack Co

1995 F1 Tornado: Northampton Co, NC, F0 Tornadoes: Gates Co, Pasquotank Co

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