Saturday’s First Warning Forecast: Tracking afternoon and evening scattered showers and storms

Posted at 10:41 PM, May 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-27 21:41:12-04

**Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for parts of Hampton Roads and Northeastern North Carolina until 10 pm tonight.**

The First Warning Storm Team is tracking some scattered showers and storms for your holiday weekend. Doesn’t look like it’ll be a washout though. Keep that umbrella handy and an eye on the sky!

We’ll start the day dry on today with some sunshine. Clouds will increases in the afternoon. Scattered showers and storms will move in for the late afternoon and evening. Strong to severe storms are possible. If we do see any storms, the main threat will be damaging winds and hail. Highs in the mid 80s.

It’ll be a bit cooler on Sunday due to more cloud cover. We’ll start the day with partly cloudy skies, followed by increasing clouds in the afternoon. Scattered showers and storms will once again be possible in the afternoon and evening, thanks to a disturbance that will cross the area. Highs will range in the 70s to near 80.

A cold front will move through the area on Memorial Day. Looks like we’re start the day off dry with partly sunny skies, followed by increases clouds and chances for some scattered showers and storms in the afternoon and evening. Highs in the low and mid 80s.

Saturday: Some sunshine in the morning, followed by clouds. PM showers/storms (40%). Highs in the mid 80s. Winds: W/S 5-10

Weather & Health 

Pollen: Moderate-High (Oak, Grasses, Hickory)

UV Index: 9 (Very High)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Moderate

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