Thursday’s First Warning Forecast: Frigid air moving in

Posted at 5:04 AM, Dec 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-08 09:49:56-05

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

Showers today, cold tomorrow… A cold front will move through the region today, bringing us clouds, showers, and a big cool down. Expect a mix of clouds today, partly to mostly cloudy, with more clouds in the morning and more sunshine mixing in later in the afternoon. A few scattered showers are possible during the mid-morning to midday hours. Highs will return to the low and mid 50s today but much colder air will move in behind the front. Skies will continue to clear out tonight with lows falling into the low and mid 30s.

We will see plenty of sunshine Friday but highs will only reach the low 40s. It will be a bit breezy, making it feel 5 to 10 degrees colder. Overnight lows will fall into the 20s Friday night and into Saturday morning. Wind chill values could slip into the upper teens by Saturday morning. Expect sunshine on Saturday with highs back into the low 40s. We will warm into the low 50s on Sunday.

Today: Mix of Clouds, Scattered Showers (30%). Highs in the low to mid 50s. Winds: S/W/NW 5-15

Tonight: Clearing Skies. Lows in the low 30s. Winds: NW 10-15

Tomorrow: Mostly Sunny, Cold, Breezy. Highs in the low 40s. Winds: NW 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)

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