Tuesday’s First Warning Forecast: Sunny and warm today, rain on the way

Posted at 5:20 AM, Apr 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-23 05:20:10-04

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

Warming up but tracking rain ahead… Temperatures will warm to the low 80s today, about 10 degrees warmer than yesterday. Expect mostly sunny skies today with light winds. Skies will remain clear this evening, but clouds will start to build in overnight. Lows will drop to the lows 60s by Wednesday morning.

Highs will slip to the upper 70s tomorrow. Expect partly cloudy skies with scattered showers possible tomorrow afternoon and evening. A stray storm is possible but severe weather is not expected.

We will see partly cloudy skies on Thursday with highs in the mid 70s. A stray shower is possible during the day, but rain chance will go up Thursday night.

Friday will be our biggest rain chance this week. We will see mostly cloudy skies Friday with scattered showers, especially in the afternoon. A thunderstorm is possible but severe weather is not expected at this time. Highs will return to the mid 70s.

Skies will clear out late Friday night to very early Saturday morning. Most of Saturday will be sunny but cooler. Highs will only reach the upper 60s. We will see partly cloudy skies on Sunday with a slight warm up to the mid 70s.

Today: Mostly Sunny. Highs in the low 80s. Winds: W/SW 5-10

Tonight: A Few Clouds. Lows in the low 60s. Winds: SW 5-10

Tomorrow: Partly Cloudy, Scattered Showers. Highs in the upper 70s. Winds: W/N 5-10

Weather & Health 

Pollen: High (Oak, Sweet Gum, Sycamore)

UV Index: 8 (Very High)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Low

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

April 23rd

1999 Severe Thunderstorms: Central Virginia, East Central Virginia – Hail 0.75″-2.00″

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