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First Warning Forecast: Sunshine Out, Rain In

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Posted at 2:15 PM, Feb 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-06 21:19:44-05

Meteorologist Madeline Evans’ First Warning Forecast

We are tracking an area of low pressure and front that will move through Wednesday afternoon. Clouds will continue to build in through the morning but we will be dry for the early commute. Expect a soggy afternoon and evening, with many areas seeing about ½” of rainfall. A few isolated storms are possible tomorrow evening with heavy downpours and a rumble of thunder. Highs will warm into the mid 60s tomorrow and it will be windy with gusts to near 30 mph.
 

Rain will move out Wednesday night and clouds will clear out Thursday morning. Much colder air will return on Thursday with highs in the lower 40s. We will warm into the mid 50s on Friday with sunshine. We are tracking another chance for rain this weekend with highs in the 60s.

Today: Mostly Sunny to Partly Cloudy, Warmer. Highs in the mid 50s. Winds: SE/SW 5-10

Tonight: Partly Cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Winds: N/E 5-10

Tomorrow: Mostly Cloudy, PM Rain (70%), Warm, Windy. Highs in the mid 60s. Winds: S/SW 10-20G30

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

February 6th

1980 Winter Storm: Heavy Snow SE Virginia – 20″ Virginia Beach, 12″ Norfolk, 6″ Williamsburg

2010 Winter Storm: Snow 7-11” Richmond to Ocean City, MD, 1-4” Tidewater

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