Tuesday’s First Warning Forecast: Widespread rain and gusty winds

Posted at 5:07 AM, Dec 06, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-06 12:23:19-05

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

A soggy and windy day… Expect overcast skies and widespread showers for most of the day. Rain will move out late this evening. Rain could be heavy at times but our storm threat is low. Many areas could see 1”+ of rainfall today. It will also be windy today with NE winds at 10 to 20 mph and gusts to near 30. Highs will reach the mid to upper 50s.

We will see a mix of sun and clouds Wednesday. Highs will return to the mid 50s and winds will begin to relax. We are watching a cold front for Thursday that could bring us a few scattered showers but overall rain chances and amounts will be much lower than today. Much colder air will move in behind the front. Expect highs in the low 40s on Friday with overnight lows in the 20s.

Today: Cloudy, Widespread Rain, Windy. Highs in the mid to upper 50s. Winds: NE 10-20G30

Tonight: Mostly Cloudy, Showers Tapering Off, Windy. Lows in the mid 40s. Winds: N 10-15G25

Tomorrow: Partly Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Winds: N 5-15

Weather & Health 

Pollen: Low

UV Index: 1 (Low)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Low

Tropical Update

No tropical activity at this time


Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

December 6th

1948 Flooding: Richmond City Locks 20.9′

2009 Light snow across Fluvanna, Cumberland, South Central VA

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