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First Warning Forecast: Friday storms, weekend relief

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Posted at 3:36 PM, Jul 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-05 21:27:46-04

Meteorologist Madeline Evans’ First Warning Forecast

More heat and storms to end the work week. Highs will warm to near 90 on Friday with afternoon heat index values near 100. Our chance for showers and storms will increase Friday afternoon to evening as a cold front moves in. The biggest chance for rain will be Friday night.

Showers will linger for Saturday morning with chances tapering off and skies clearing through the afternoon. Cooler and less humid air will move in behind the cold front. Highs will drop into the low 80s for Saturday and Sunday. We will see sunny skies on Sunday with even lower humidity. Winds will also pick up this weekend, NE at 10 to 20 mph with higher gusts.

Tonight: Partly Cloudy, Isolated Showers (20%). Lows in the mid 70s. Winds: S 5-10

Tomorrow: Partly Cloudy, PM Showers/Storms (70%). Highs near 90. Winds: SE 5-10

Weather & Health

Pollen: Low-Moderate (Grasses)

UV Index: 10 (Very High)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Extreme

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

July 5th

1974 F0 Tornado: Northampton Co

2001 F0 Tornado: Wicomico Co

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