Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast
Sunshine and 60s ahead… Yet another gloomy day. Expect mostly cloudy skies with drizzle and few light showers possible. Temperatures will warm to the mid 50s this afternoon. Rain chances will be slim and wind will be light
Clouds will clear out through the day Wednesday as winds pick up, NW 10-15 with gusts to 25 mph. Highs will return to the mid 50s tomorrow and Thursday. We will warm to the mid 60s on Friday, the warmest day of the week.
We are tracking rain for the weekend. Showers will move in Friday night with a cold front. An area of low pressure will bring in another round of rain Saturday to early Sunday. Highs will cool back to the mid 50s this weekend.
Today: Mostly Cloudy, Drizzle. Highs in the mid 50s. Winds: N/NW 5-10
Tonight: Mix of Clouds. Lows in the low 40s. Winds: NW 5-10
Tomorrow: Clearing Skies, Breezy. Highs in the mid 50s. Winds: NW 10-15G25
Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)
2003 Heavy Rain: 1.93″ Salisbury, 1.52″ Richmond
Tropical Storm Sebastien forms in the open Atlantic. TS Sebastien is centered about 275 miles NE of the Leeward Islands and moving NNW at 8 mph. A turn to the north is expected on Wednesday followed by a turn to the NE and an increase in forward speed Wednesday night.
Maximum sustained winds are near 45 mph with higher gusts. Some slight strengthening is possible over the next day or so. Sebastien is expected to become absorbed by a cold front in a couple of days.
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