Wednesday’s First Warning Forecast: AM rain to PM sun and warmer

Posted at 4:58 AM, Oct 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-17 09:49:11-04

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

*** Flood Warning for the Nottoway River at Sebrell in Southampton County. The river is expected to rise above flood stage by tonight and continue to rise to near 16.4 feet by Thursday morning. The river will fall below flood stage by early Friday morning.

Clearing skies and warmer today… Rain from this morning is clearing out and clouds will follow through midday. We will see mostly sunny skies this afternoon. Highs will return to the low 70s this afternoon, close to normal for this time of year.

Expect mainly clear skies tonight with lows falling to near 50. Some locations could fall into the 40s by early Thursday morning. Winds will also pick up tonight with gusts 20 to 30 mph possible.

Another cool down will move in for Thursday. Expect mostly sunny skies with highs in the upper 50s. Low temperatures will drop into the 40s overnight. Highs will warm back into the 60s on Friday with sunshine. We are tracking another cold front that will bring us another chance for rain on Saturday.

Today: AM Rain (70%), Clearing Skies. Highs in the low 70s. Winds: NW 5-15

Tonight: Clear Skies, Windy. Lows near 50. Winds: NW 10-20G30

Tomorrow: Mostly Sunny, Cooler, Windy. Highs in the upper 50s. Winds: N 10-20G25

Weather & Health 

Pollen: Low (Ragweed, Grasses)

UV Index: 5 (Moderate)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: High

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

October 17th

1999 F2 Tornado: Pasquotank Co 1999 Flash Flooding: Southeast Virginia

Tropical Update

No tropical activity at this time

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