Monday’s First Warning Forecast: Early morning storms, cooler, and windy

Posted at 4:56 AM, Apr 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-16 07:54:21-04

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

Cooler, windy, and a few leftover showers… Rain and storms moved out early this morning as a cold front pushed through. We will see a mixture of sun and clouds for the rest of the day with isolated showers. Rain showers will not be widespread and mostly light rain. It will be windy again today with south to west winds at 10 to 20 and gusts to near 30 mph. Temperatures will fall into the low 60s and upper 50s by midday but then climb back into the mid 60s this afternoon.

Expect partly cloudy skies tonight with an isolated shower possible. Temperatures will fall into the low 40s overnight. It will still be breezy with west winds at 10 to 15 mph.

Tuesday will be one of our cooler days this week. Highs will only reach the low 60s. We will see a mix of mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies. It will be windy again with west winds at 10 to 20 and gusts to near 25 mph.

70s will return for Wednesday and Thursday with a mix of sun and clouds and slim rain chances. Another cool down will move in for the end of the week. Highs will drop back into the low 60s for Friday and the weekend.

Today: Mix of Sun & Clouds, Isolated Showers (20%), Windy. Highs in the mid 60s. Winds: S/W 10-20G30

Tonight: Partly Cloudy, Isolated showers (20%), Breezy. Lows in the low 40s. Winds: W 10-15

Tomorrow: Partly Cloudy, Cooler, Windy. Highs in the low 60s. Winds: W 10-20G25

Weather & Health 

Pollen: Low-Mod (Oak, Maple, Alder)

UV Index: 5 (Moderate)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Moderate

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

April 16th

1889 Heavy Rain: 4.89″ Norfolk

2011 Tornado Event VA/NC. 11 Killed Bertie Co, NC. 2 killed Gloucester Co, VA.

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