Monday’s First Warning Forecast: Another warm up on the way

Posted at 4:59 AM, Dec 26, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-26 12:35:36-05

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

Warming up again… After a fairly seasonal weekend, temperatures are climbing again. Most areas will warm into the upper 50s this afternoon. Expect mostly cloudy skies today with a few glimpses of sun possible this afternoon. Rain chances will be slim.

Mostly cloudy skies will continue for Tuesday with a few scattered showers possible as a cold front moves through the region. Highs will warm to near 70 tomorrow, about 20 degrees above normal for this time of year. Winds will also increase for Tuesday with gusts to near 25 mph possible.

The warm up will be short lived. Skies will clear for Wednesday with highs falling back into the 50s. We are tracking another round of showers for Thursday and highs falling into the 40s to end the work week.

Today: Mostly Cloudy, Warmer. Highs in the upper 50s. Winds: NE/E 5-10

Tonight: Mostly Cloudy. Lows in the low 50s. Winds: S 5-15

Tomorrow: Mostly Cloudy, Scattered Showers (30%), Warmer, Windy. Highs near 70. Winds: SW 10-20G25

Weather & Health 

Pollen: Low

UV Index: 2 (Low)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Low


Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

December 26th

1892 Winter Storm: 18.6″ snow in Norfolk (3 Day Total)

2004 Winter Storm: 6-14″ Southeast Virginia, 6-11″ Northeast North Carolina)

2007 Heavy Rain across Central VA. 3-4″ amount Powhatan, Amelia

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