Thursday’s First Warning Forecast: Tracking evening storms, possible severe

Posted at 5:23 AM, May 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-10 08:56:18-04

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

Much warmer, evening storms… Highs will warm into the mid 80s this afternoon, 15 to 20 degrees warmer than yesterday. Expect a nice mix of mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies. Winds will ramp up through the day with gusts to 25 mph this afternoon.

A cold front will move through the region this evening, bringing us a chance for showers and storms. A line of showers/storms will track from NW to SE from 6 PM to 11 PM. Strong to severe storms are possible. Our biggest threats will be for strong winds, hail, and heavy downpours. Clouds will clear out tonight with lows in the mid 60s and relaxing winds.

Sunshine will return for Friday but cooler air will move in behind the cold front. Highs will fall into the upper 70s, closer to normal for this time of year. Highs will warm into the mid and upper 80s this weekend with a nice mix of sun and clouds.

Today: Fog, Partly Cloudy, Warmer. Highs in the mid 80s. Winds: SW 10-20G25

Tonight: Line of Showers/Storms. Lows in the mid 60s. Winds: SW/W 5-15

Tomorrow: Mostly Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Winds: N/E 5-10

Weather & Health 

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

UV Index: 8 (Very High)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Low

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

May 10th

1955 F2 Tornado Bertie Co

1990 F1 Tornado: Lancaster Co

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