Thursday’s First Warning Forecast: Sunny but much cooler today

Posted at 5:34 AM, Apr 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-05 09:03:59-04

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

Chilly today, warm again tomorrow… Highs will only reach the mid 50s this afternoon, about 20 degrees cooler than yesterday. Expect sunshine all day with lighter winds. We will see clear skies this evening with a few clouds rolling in overnight. Lows will drop into the low 40s tonight.

We will warm back into the low 70s on Friday, almost 10 degrees above normal. We will see a mix of mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies. It will be windy again with southwest winds at 10 to 20 and gusts to 30 mph.

Much cooler air returns for the weekend. Temperatures will start in the mid to upper 50s Saturday morning but fall into the low 40s by the afternoon. It will still be windy with shifting winds at 10 to 20 with gusts to near 30 mph. Saturday is looking soggy with widespread rain and cloudy skies. As temperatures drop into the 30s overnight, some snow could mix in. Little to no accumulation is expected.

More sunshine will mix in for Sunday but it will still be chilly and breezy. Highs will only reach the low 50s, about 15 degrees below normal.

Today: Mostly Sunny, Cooler. Highs in the mid 50s. Winds: N/S 5-15

Tonight: A Few Clouds, Lows in the low 40s. Winds: S 5-10

Tomorrow: Partly Cloudy, Warmer, Windy. Highs in the low 70s. Winds: SW 10-20G30


Weather & Health 

Pollen: High (Maple Juniper, Birch)

UV Index: 6 (High)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Low

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

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