Thursday’s First Warning Forecast: Rain moving in to start the weekend

Posted at 4:38 AM, Jan 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-30 08:54:13-05

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

Tracking rain for the weekend… Today will be another chilly day. Highs will return to the mid/upper 40s this afternoon, just below normal for this time of year. We will see mostly cloudy skies with an isolated shower possible, mainly along the NC coast. Clouds will break up overnight with lows in the mid 30s.

We will start with some sunshine Friday morning, but clouds will build in through the day. Rain will move in Friday night as an area of low pressure tracks up the East Coast. Rain will continue for Saturday morning, becoming more scattered by midday. Highs will reach the low 50s Friday and Saturday, a few degrees above normal. We will warm to the mid 50s on Sunday with clearing skies.

Today: Mostly Cloudy, Isolated Shower. Highs in the mid-upper 40s. Winds: NE 5-15

Tonight: Mix of Clouds. Lows in the mid 30s. Winds: NE/N 5-10

Tomorrow: Clouds Building, PM Rain. Highs in the low 50s. Winds: N/NE 5-10

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

January 30th

1966 Winter Storm: Blizzard 15″ snow Richmond, 9″ snow Norfolk over 2 day period

2010 Winter Storm: 7-15” of snow from Richmond to Tidewater, 4” Northern Outer Banks

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