First Warning Forecast: Some of us could wake up in the 40s

Posted at 6:10 PM, Oct 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-12 18:26:05-04

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

A very fall-like day today! High temperatures have been in the upper 60s and low 70s. Which is almost 20 degrees cooler than yesterday with lower humidity. It is still a bit breezy, but winds will continue to subside. We will still see some rough surf and a high risk for rip currents will Michael offshore.

Expect mainly clear skies this evening with winds continuing to relax. Temperatures will fall into the upper 40s and low 50s overnight.

The weekend is looking cool and mainly dry. We are keeping a slight 20 percent chance for an isolated shower on Saturday. 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.

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 35 mph. A fast motion toward the east-northeastward is expected to continue through Saturday, followed by a slower east-northeastward motion Saturday night and Sunday. On the forecast track, the center of Leslie will pass north of Madeira Island tonight and early Saturday, approach the southwestern portion of the Iberian Peninsula on Saturday, and move inland over portions of the Iberian Peninsula late Saturday and Sunday.

Nadine is moving toward the west-northwest near 15 mph. A motion toward the west at a similar forward speed is expected tonight through dissipation. Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph with higher gusts. Additional weakening is forecast, and Nadine is expected to weaken to a remnant low by Saturday.

Meteorologist April Loveland

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