Monday’s First Warning Forecast: A cooler start to the week

Posted at 5:18 AM, Jun 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-26 12:24:27-04

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

A cooler and refreshing start to the work week… Expect plenty of sunshine today with just a few clouds blending in at times. Temperatures will reach the mid 80s this afternoon, near normal for this time of year. Dew point values will be dropping into the mid 50s, making it feel less muggy. Winds today will be light and variable, shifting from the north to the east and southeast. Expect a few clouds tonight with overnight lows in the mid 60s.

We will see a mix of clouds tomorrow with isolated showers and storms possible for the afternoon and evening. Rain chances will be limited overall. Highs will only reach into the upper 70s. Sunshine will return for Wednesday with highs near 80.

Heat and humidity will build for the end of the week. Highs will return to the upper 80s to near 90 for Thursday, Friday, and the weekend. Dew point values will climb into the 60s, making it feel muggy again.

Today: Mostly Sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. Winds: N/SE 5-10

Tonight: A Few Clouds. Lows in the mid 60s. Winds: S 5-10

Tomorrow: Partly Sunny, Isolated Showers/Storms (20%). Highs in the upper 70s. Winds: W/N/W 5-10

Weather & Health 

Pollen: Low-Moderate (Grasses)

UV Index: 10 (Very High)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Extreme

Tropical Update

No tropical activity

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

June 26th

1954 Tornado: Essex Co

1961 F0 Tornado: Southampton Co

1988 F0 Tornado: Caroline Co, Severe Weather Southeast VA

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