First Warning Forecast: Tracking A Cold Front

Posted at 2:10 PM, Sep 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-05 23:14:36-04

Meteorologist Madeline Evans’ First Warning Forecast

Thursday’s forecast will be a lot like Wednesday. It will be hot and humid with highs near 90. We will see mostly sunny skies with a few clouds mixing in. Rain chances will remain slim.

We are tracking a cold front that will move in for the weekend. We will start with sunshine on Friday but clouds will build through the afternoon. Scattered showers/storms will start to move in Friday night. For Saturday temperatures will drop into the low to mid 80s with a 50% chance of rain and storms. Sunday is looking to be the same set up.

We continue the soggy stretch into next week with a 40% chance of rain on Monday and 40% chance for Tuesday.

Tonight: A Few Clouds. Lows in the mid 70s. Winds: S 5-10

Tomorrow: A Few Clouds. Highs near 90. Winds: SW/N/E 5-10

Weather & Health

Pollen: Moderate-High (Ragweed, Grasses)

UV Index: 8 (Very High)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Extreme

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

1935 Hurricane: caused tornadoes, major flooding

1979 F3 Tornado: Newport News, F2 Tornado: Hampton, F1 Tornado: Gloucester Co

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