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First Warning Forecast: 80s, showers, and storms on the way

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Posted at 4:29 AM, May 26, 2020

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

Tracking a warm up with more rain and storms… Today will look and feel a lot like yesterday. Expect mostly cloudy skies with areas of fog and drizzle this morning. Some sunshine will break through this afternoon with highs in the low 70s.

We will warm to the upper 70s tomorrow, near normal for this time of year. Expect mostly cloudy skies Wednesday with scattered showers, mainly in the afternoon to evening. Winds will also pick up tomorrow, SE at 10 to 15 with gusts to 25 mph by the afternoon.

We will see multiple chances for showers and thunderstorms Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. It will be warmer and more humid with highs climbing to the low 80s. Skies should clear and cooler air will return for Sunday to early next week.

Today: AM Fog/Drizzle, Mix of Clouds. Highs in the low 70s. Winds: NE/E 5-10

Tonight: Mostly Cloudy. Lows in the low 60s. Winds: E 5-10

Tomorrow: Mostly Cloudy, Scattered Showers. Highs in the upper 70s. Winds: E/SE 5-15G25

Weather & Health

Pollen: Medium (Grasses, Oak, Hickory)

UV Index: 7 (High)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Moderate-High

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

May 26th

1994 F1 Tornado: Southampton Co, F0 Tornado Suffolk

2003 Flash Flooding: Central Virginia

Tropical Update

A weak surface low could form along the surface trough just off the east coast of Florida and move north toward Georgia and South Carolina on Tuesday and Wednesday. The low is not expected to become a tropical cyclone due to strong upper-level winds.

* Formation chance through 48 hours: Low (20%)

* Formation chance through 5 days: Low (20%)

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