Friday’s First Warning Forecast: A chilly morning, nice afternoon, rain tomorrow

Posted at 4:55 AM, Oct 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-19 12:31:31-04

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

*** Flood Warning for the Nottoway River at Sebrell in Southampton County. The river will fall below flood stage late this morning.

Sunny today, rain this weekend… Highs will reach the mid to upper 60s, closer to normal for this time of year. We will see mostly sunny skies again today with light winds. Temperatures will only drop into the upper 50s tonight. We will see clear skies this evening with clouds building in overnight.

Expect mostly cloudy skies Saturday with showers as a cold front moves in. Rain will be more widespread morning to midday and more scattered through the afternoon. Highs will warm to near 70 on Saturday, near normal for this time of year.

Sunshine will return for Sunday, but it will be cool and windy. Highs will only reach the upper 50s. We will see NW winds at 15 to 25 mph and gusts to near 35 mph.

Today: Mostly Sunny. Highs in the mid to upper 60s. Winds: W/S 5-10

Tonight: Clouds Overnight. Lows in the upper 50s. Winds: SW 5-15

Tomorrow: Mostly Cloudy, Rain (70%), Breezy. Highs near 70. Winds: W 10-15

Weather & Health 

Pollen: Low (Ragweed, Grasses)

UV Index: 5 (Moderate)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Moderate

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

October 19th

1749 Hurricane: Raised Chesapeake Bay 15 feet

1997 Flash Flooding: Southeast Virginia

Tropical Update

No tropical activity at this time

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