Thursday’s First Warning Forecast: A soggy and windy day, sunny and warmer weekend

Posted at 5:11 AM, Mar 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-21 11:23:41-04

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

*** Coastal Flood Statement: Nuisance to minor level tidal flooding possible this morning for bay facing portions of Gloucester, Mathews, York, and Poquoson.

Rain and wind today, sunshine this weekend… Rain will become more scattered this afternoon with a few glimpses of sun possible. It will be windy again today, turning from the SE to SW at 10 to 20 with gusts to 25 mph. Temperatures will linger in the mid to upper 50s all day. Skies will clear overnight with lows in the mid 40s.

We will see a nice mix of mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies tomorrow. An isolated shower is possible tomorrow afternoon to evening as a cold front quickly swings by. It will still be windy tomorrow with west winds at 15 to 25 and gusts to 35 mph. Highs will warm into the low 60s.

The weekend looks great! We will see mostly sunny skies Saturday with highs in the upper 50s. It will still be windy with NW winds at 10 to 20 with gusts to 25 mph. Sunshine will continue for Sunday, but winds will relax and highs will warm into the low and mid 60s. Clouds and rain will return early next week.

Today: Mostly Cloudy, Rain, Windy. Highs in the upper 50s. Winds: SE/SW 10-20G25

Tonight: Partly Cloudy, Isolated Showers, Breezy. Lows in the mid 40s. Winds: W 10-15

Tomorrow: Partly Cloudy, Isolated Showers, Windy. Highs in the low 60s. Winds: W 15-25G35

Weather & Health 

Pollen: Low-Medium (Juniper, Birch, Sycamore)

UV Index: 3 (Moderate)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Low

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

March 21st

1943 Winter Storm 5.4″ snow – Richmond, VA

2018 2-4” snow Richmond-Fluvanna.

For weather updates on Facebook: MylesHendersonWTKR

Follow me on Twitter: @MHendersonWTKR

Follow me on Instagram: @MylesHendersonWTKR

Check out the Interactive Radar on Interactive Radar

Click here to sign up for email alerts from the First Warning Storm Team.