Friday’s First Warning Forecast: Not as hot, severe storm threat

Posted at 5:10 AM, May 31, 2019

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

Severe storms possible to end the work week… Expect partly cloudy skies today with scattered showers and storms. Rain/storm chances will build through the day with the biggest chance tonight. Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible with the potential for damaging wind gusts, localized flooding, hail, and isolated tornadoes. Highs today will only reach the mid 80s, about 10 degrees cooler than yesterday.

Highs will drop into the low 80s on Saturday, closer to normal for this time of year. Expect partly cloudy skies with scattered showers/storms (30%). We will warm back to the mid and upper 80s on Sunday. Expect partly cloudy skies Sunday with another round of showers/storms (40%) as a cold front moves through.

Skies will clear early Monday with mostly sunny skies by Monday afternoon. Sunshine will continue for Tuesday. Highs will drop to the upper 70s early next week.

Today: Partly Cloudy, Scattered Showers/Storms. Highs in the mid 80s. Winds: W/N/E 5-10

Tonight: Mostly Cloudy, Scattered Showers/Storms. Lows in the upper 60s. Winds: E/N 5-10

Tomorrow: Partly Cloudy, Scattered Showers/Storms. Highs in the low 80s. Winds: N/E 5-10

Weather & Health 

Pollen: Medium (Oak, Grasses)

UV Index: 8 (Very High)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Very High

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

May 31st

1962 F0 Tornado: Accomack Co

2003 F0 Tornado: Brunswick Co

Tropical Update

No tropical activity at this time.

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