First Warning Forecast: Warming Up Even More

Posted at 2:06 PM, May 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-01 22:52:04-04

Meteorologist Madeline Evans First Warning Forecast

Sunny skies will continue for Wednesday with highs in the mid to upper 80s. More sunshine and no rain.

Temperatures will flirt with the upper 80s on Thursday, about 15 degrees above normal. Our stretch of sunshine will continue for most (if not all) of the work week.

Our next chance for rain is set to move in this weekend. A cold front will approach the area on Saturday, bringing in a chance for scattered showers and storms. There will be a 40% chance by the lat afternoon. Rain will continue for Sunday as the front moves through. High temperatures will drop back into the 70s behind the cold front but we are still close to normal.

Today: Mostly Sunny, Warmer. Highs in the upper 70s. Winds: W/SW 5-10

Tonight: Clear Skies. Lows in the mid 50s. Winds: SW 5-10

Tomorrow: Mostly Sunny, Warmer. Highs in the mid 80s. Winds: SW 5-10

Weather & Health 

Pollen: Moderate-High (Oak, Birch, Sweetgum)

UV Index: 8 (Very High)

Air Quality: Moderate (Code Yellow)

Mosquitoes: Moderate

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

May 1st

1997 Severe Thunderstorm: South Central, Southeast Virginia – Hail 0.75″-2.00″

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