First Warning Forecast: Tracking even more rain

Posted at 1:10 PM, May 23, 2017

Tracking even more rain….Keep your umbrella handy. We’re tracking more rain on the way.

As we move through our Tuesday evening, expect mostly cloudy skies and scattered rain as a front remains stalled across the area.  Some of the rain could be heavy at times, which could produce some localized flooding on the roads. Turn around, don’t drown. Tonight, expect scattered showers. Again, some of the rain could be heavy. Otherwise, we’ll see mostly cloudy skies with areas of fog. Lows will be in the 60s.

On Wednesday, we’ll likely see mostly cloudy skies. The rain will be widely scattered as we go through the day but will likely build in a bit more Wednesday night into Thursday. Highs on Wednesday will be in the upper 60s.

Showers and storms will continue through Thursday. Highs will be near 80.  More sunshine moves in by Friday.

Tonight: Mostly Cloudy. Areas of Fog. Rain (70%). Lows in the low 60s. Winds: N 5-10 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly Cloudy. Widely Scattered Showers (40%). Highs in the upper 60s. Winds: N/E 5-15 mph.

Thursday: Mostly Cloudy. Scattered Showers/Storms (60%). Highs near 80. Winds: SW 10-20 mph, gusts to 25 mph.

Weather & Health for Wednesday 

Pollen: Low to Moderate (Grasses, Oak, Birch)

UV Index: Low to Moderate

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Moderate

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

2005 F0 Tornado: Surry Co.

2005 Severe Thunderstorms: East Central Virginia, Southeast Virginia – Hail 0.75″-1.00″

Dominic Brown
First Warning Meteorologist
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