First Warning Forecast: Fall-like weather on tap for Saturday

Posted at 11:11 PM, Oct 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-13 09:21:21-04

*** Flood Warning for the Nottoway River near Stony Creek in Sussex County.

***Coastal Flood Advisory in effect from 11 am until 4 pm for Accomack and Northampton counties.

The weekend is looking cool and mainly dry. We are keeping a slight 20 percent chance for an isolated shower this morning. We will start the day with some clouds as a disturbance moves across the area. Skies will clear as the day progresses. Expect highs in the upper 60s. We could see a little bit of coastal flooding at times of high tide for Norfolk, Portsmouth, Virginia Beach, Hampton, Poquoson and Newport News. High tide at Sewells Point is 1pm.

Another gorgeous day on tap Sunday. Highs in the low upper 60s and low 70s under partly cloudy skies and a slight 10 percent chance for an isolated shower.

We’ll warm up to start the work week. Highs in the upper 70s to near 80. Expect partly cloudy skies with a chance of showers. Another drop in temperatures for Tuesday. Temperatures will be about 10 degrees cooler, with highs in the upper 60s. A chance of showers will carry into Wednesday morning. Skies will clear throughout the day.

Weather & Health 

Pollen: Low (Ragweed, Grasses)

UV Index: 6 (High)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Extreme

Tropical Update

Leslie is moving toward the east-northeast near 36 mph. A fast motion toward the east-northeast is expected to continue through Sunday. On the forecast track, the center of Leslie will pass north of Madeira Island overnight and early Saturday, approach the southwestern portion of the Iberian Peninsula on Saturday, and move inland over portions of Portugal and Spain late Saturday and Sunday.

Meteorologist April Loveland

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