Monday’s First Warning Forecast: 60s and showers to start the week

Posted at 5:19 AM, Dec 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-12 09:09:41-05

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

A warm and wet start to the week… A cold front is moving in today and will bring us rain. Showers will build in from west to east this morning and will move out early this afternoon. We could see some sunshine break through later this afternoon. Temperatures will warm into the 60s this afternoon, about 10 degrees above normal for this time of year. It will be a bit breezy today with SW winds at 10 to 15 mph and gusts to near 20 mph possible.

Expect partly cloudy skies tonight with lows falling into the low 40s. A leftover stray shower is possible but not likely. Another cold front will move in on Tuesday. Expect sunshine to start but clouds will build in through the day. Scattered showers are possible late Tuesday afternoon but mainly for Tuesday night. Highs will only reach the low 50s.

Much colder air will move in to end the work week. Expect highs in the 30s for Thursday and Friday with overnight lows in the 20s.

Today: Mostly Cloudy, Showers (70%), Warm, Breezy. Highs in the mid 60s. Winds: SW/W 10-15

Tonight: Partly Cloudy. Lows in the low 40s. Winds: W/N 5-10

Tomorrow: Sun & Clouds, PM Showers (40%). Highs in the low 50s. Winds: NE/E 5-10

Weather & Health 

Pollen: Low

UV Index: 1 (Low)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Low


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