Friday’s First Warning Forecast: Sunny but chilly again

Posted at 5:20 AM, Apr 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-20 09:01:53-04

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

A nice but chilly weekend… Highs will only reach the mid to upper 50s this afternoon, about 10 degrees below normal for this time of year. We will see sunny skies today with relaxing winds. Temperatures will fall back into the low 40s and upper 30s tonight under clear skies.

We will see mostly sunny skies on Saturday with highs in the upper 50s. A few more clouds will build in for Sunday with highs near 60.

Temperatures will continue to slowly warm up next week. Expect highs in the low 60s Monday, mid 60s Tuesday, upper 60s Wednesday, and near 70 Thursday. Clouds will build in Monday and rain will move in for Tuesday and Wednesday.

Today: Mostly Sunny, Breezy. Highs in the mid to upper 50s. Winds: N 5-15

Tonight: Clear Skies. Lows in the low 40s. Winds: E/N 5-10

Tomorrow: Mostly Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. Winds: NE 5-10

Weather & Health 

Pollen: High (Oak, Sweet Gum, Sycamore)

UV Index: 7 (High)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Low

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

April 20th

1991 Heavy Rain: 5.86″ Norfolk

2008 Tornado EF0 Scale Hanover Co, New Kent Co, King William Co. Thunderstorm Damage Caroline Co. Tornado EF0 Scale Bertie Co, NC

2009 Hail, Thunderstorm Wind Damage, Funnel Clouds. Area from Cumberland & Amelia east across Chesterfield, Prince George & Hopewell. Additional reports Essex, Middlesex Counties.

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