Friday’s First Warning Forecast: Much colder to end the week

Posted at 5:19 AM, Dec 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-09 09:04:19-05

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

*** A Freeze Warning is in effect for the Outer Banks of Dare County from midnight to Saturday at 9 AM. The Outer Banks will likely see the first freeze of the season tonight.***

Cold and feeling even colder… Get ready for the coldest air so far this season. Temperatures will start near freezing this morning and we will only warm into the low 40s this afternoon. Northwest winds at 5 to 15 mph will make it feel 5 to 10 degrees colder. Expect wind chill values in the mid 20s this morning and the mid 30s this afternoon. The good news… We will see plenty of sunshine today.

Temperatures will fall into the upper 20s overnight and into Saturday morning. With the wind it will feel more like the low 20s and even upper teens. Highs will return to the low 40s tomorrow but winds will relax. Sunny skies will continue for Saturday.

Clouds will start to build in for Sunday as a cold front moves east. Expect partly cloudy skies with highs warming into the low 50s. Showers will move in late Sunday night and into Monday. Highs will warm into the 60s on Monday before the cold front moves through.

Today: Mostly Sunny, Cold, Breezy. Highs in the low 40s. Wind chill in the mid 30s. Winds: NW 5-15

Tonight: Clear Skies, Cold, Breezy. Lows in the upper 20s. Wind chill in the low 20s. Winds: NW 5-15

Tomorrow: Mostly Sunny, Cold. Highs in the low 40s. Winds: NW 5-10

Weather & Health 

Pollen: Low

UV Index: 2 (Low)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Low

Tropical Update

No tropical activity at this time


Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

December 9th

1957 Heavy Rain: 2.12″ rain Norfolk

2009 Heavy Rain & High Winds across South Central VA

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