Friday’s First Warning Forecast: Rain, storms, and highs in the 70s

Posted at 5:41 AM, Apr 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-27 08:17:27-04

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

Showers, storms, and 70s… An area of low pressure will track up the East Coast today, bringing us another chance for showers and storms. A line of showers will move through this morning, tracking from SW to NE. Rain chances will drop for midday but scattered showers/storms will fire up this afternoon to early evening. Severe weather is not expected. Temperatures will warm into the mid 70s this afternoon.

Showers will taper off this evening and clouds will start to clear out overnight. Temperatures will return to the mid 50s overnight.

Highs will return to the mid 70s on Saturday with mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies. A cold front is set to move through late Saturday night to early Sunday morning. We will see more clouds with a few showers possible overnight into Sunday morning. We will return to sunshine Sunday afternoon with highs only reaching the mid 60s.

We will see a very sunny and dry stretch of days next week. Highs will warm from the 60s to the 80s.

Today: Mostly Cloudy, Scattered Showers/Storms (60%). Highs in the mid 70s. Winds: S/W 5-10

Tonight: Partly Cloudy, Isolated Showers (20%). Lows in the mid 50s. Winds: W 5-10

Tomorrow: Partly Cloudy, Isolated Showers Overnight (20%). Highs in the mid 70s. Winds: SW 5-10

Weather & Health 

Pollen: High (Oak, Birch, Sweetgum)

UV Index: 7 (High)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Moderate

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

April 27th

1937 James River Flooding: Crest Richmond Locks 25.20′

1980 F0 Tornado: Richmond

2007 F0 Tornado Gloucester

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