Tuesday’s First Warning Forecast: Cold and windy again today

Posted at 4:42 AM, Jan 21, 2020

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

Another cold and windy day… Highs will only reach the upper 30s today, about 10 degrees below normal for this time of year. North winds at 10 to 20 with higher gusts will keep afternoon wind chill values in the 20s to near 30. We will see mostly sunny skies inland with clouds along the coast. A stray shower or even flurries are possible but most of the area will be dry today.

Temperatures will gradually warm up through the week. Highs will warm to the mid 40s on Wednesday with mostly sunny skies. It will still be windy tomorrow with north to NE winds at 10 to 20 mph. We will warm to near 50 on Thursday and into the mid 50s on Friday. Our next substantial chance for rain will move in Friday night to Saturday morning.

Today: Mix of Sun & Clouds, Windy. Highs in the upper 30s. Winds: N 10-20G25

Tonight: A Few Clouds, Windy. Lows in the upper 20s. Winds: N 10-20G25

Tomorrow: A Few Clouds, Breezy. Highs in the mid 40s. Winds: N 10-20

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

January 21st

1918 Record Low: -9F at Salisbury

1985 Record Low: -3F at Norfolk

1996 Flash Flooding: Central Virginia

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