Wednesday’s First Warning Forecast: A 30 degree cool down

Posted at 5:05 AM, Dec 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-11 11:18:25-05

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

A major cool down… After a soggy start, rain will move out by midmorning and clouds will clear out through midday. Temperatures will struggle to reach the mid 40s this afternoon, about 30 degrees cooler than yesterday.

With clear skies and light winds overnight, temperatures fall to near freezing Thursday morning. Highs only reach the low 40s tomorrow. Expect sunshine for most of the day with clouds building in Thursday night.

We will warm back to the 50s and 60s for Friday and the weekend. Another round of rain is expected Friday to Saturday as an area of low pressure tracks across the Southeast. Rain will build in through the day Friday and taper off through the day Saturday. The highest rain chances will be between sunset Friday and sunrise Saturday.

Today: AM Rain, Clearing Skies, Breezy. Highs in the mid 40s. Winds: N 10-15

Tonight: Mainly Clear, Cold. Lows near 30. Winds: N 5-10

Tomorrow: A Few Clouds. Highs in the low 40s. Winds: NE 5-15

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

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2002 Freezing Rain Accumulation: Central Virginia

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