Saturday’s First Warning Forecast: Severe storm threat to end the weekend

Posted at 10:10 AM, Apr 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-13 17:48:05-04

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

Tracking another round of storms… Scattered showers and storms will gradually taper off this evening with temperatures in the 60s and low 70s. Expect mostly cloudy skies tonight with a few scattered showers possible. Lows will only drop to the mid 60s overnight.

Sunday will start with mostly cloudy skies and a few scattered showers or drizzle. Some sunshine will try to work in Sunday afternoon as highs warm to near 80. Winds will gradually pick up through the day. Expect south winds at 5 -15 in the morning and 10 to 20 with gust to 25 mph by the afternoon.

We are tracking a cold front that will bring us another round of showers and storms Sunday night to Monday morning. The highest rain chances will be after midnight to before sunrise Monday. Strong to severe storms are possible. The highest threats will be for localized flooding and damaging wind gusts.

Rain should move out Monday morning and clouds will clear out through midday. It will still be windy on Monday with a west wind at 15 to 25 and gusts to 30+ mph. Cooler air will move in behind the cold front, dropping highs to near 70 on Monday.

We will see another sunny and dry stretch for midweek with temperatures climbing from the upper 60s on Tuesday to the upper 70s by Thursday.

Tonight: Mostly Cloudy, Scattered Showers. Lows in the mid 60s. Winds: S 5-10

Tomorrow: Mix of Clouds, Scattered Showers, Windy. Highs near 80. Winds: S 10-20G30

Weather & Health 

Pollen: Low-Medium (Oak, Maple, Alder)

UV Index: 7 (High)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Low

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

April 13th

1979 Heavy Rain: 2.68″ Norfolk, 1.45″ Richmond

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