Friday’s First Warning Forecast: More rain today and this weekend

Posted at 4:48 AM, Feb 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-22 12:07:12-05

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

*** Flood Warning for the Nottoway River at Sebrell in Southampton County. Flood stage is 16’. The river is expected to rise above flood stage by tomorrow evening and continue to rise to near 17’ by early Wednesday morning.

Rain again today and this weekend… Cloudy skies and showers will continue this afternoon. Temperatures will continue to linger in the mid to low 40s. We will see clouds and scattered showers tonight with lows in the upper 30s.

Rain continues for most (but not all) of the weekend. We will see another washout of a day on Saturday with cloudy skies and widespread rain. Temperatures will be close to normal with highs near 50. Showers will continue for Sunday morning but should taper off by midday. Highs will warm into the low 70s Sunday afternoon with clearing skies. Winds will pick up on Sunday, SW at 15 to 25 with gusts to 35 mph.

Finally, a sunny stretch of days to start next week. Expect mostly sunny skies on Monday and most of Tuesday. Highs will be in the mid 50s, close to normal for this time of year.

Today: Cloudy, AM Rain, PM Showers. Temperatures in the 40s. Winds: NE 5-15

Tonight: Cloudy, Scattered Showers. Lows in the upper 30s. Winds: NE 5-10

Tomorrow: Cloudy, Rain. Highs near 50. Winds: NE 5-10

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

February 22nd

2003 F0 Tornado: Suffolk

2003 Severe Weather Outbreak: Southeast VA – Wind Damage reported

2008 Freezing rain and light snow south central VA and lower MD

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