First Warning Forecast: A return to sunshine and a big warm up

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Posted at 5:00 AM, Apr 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-15 05:00:41-04

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast
Even cooler and a return to sunshine... We are off to a messy start this morning with cloudy skies, drizzle, and scattered showers. Temperatures will start in the 40s this morning with north winds at 10 to 20 mph and gusts to near 30 mph. Showers will move out by midday and clouds will clear out this afternoon. Highs will only reach the low 50s today, about 15 degrees below normal for this time of year. Winds will back down this afternoon to evening.

We will warm to the low 60s on Thursday with mostly sunny skies. Winds will pick up again tomorrow, mainly west at 10 to 15 mph. Highs will climb to near 70 on Friday. Expect sunshine through the morning with clouds building in through the afternoon.

Rain returns this weekend. Expect mostly cloudy skies with scattered showers on Saturday. Another round of showers will move in Sunday to early Monday.

Today: AM Rain, PM Clearing, Windy. Highs in the low 50s. Winds: N 10-20G230
Tonight: Mainly Clear, Chilly. Lows near 40. Winds: S/SW 5-10
Tomorrow: Mostly Sunny, Breezy. Highs in the low 60s. Winds: W 10-15

Weather & Health
Pollen: Medium (Oak, Maple, Grass)
UV Index: 3 (Moderate)
Air Quality: Good (Code Green)
Mosquitoes: Low

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)
April 15th
1999 Severe Thunderstorm Wind Damage: Northampton Co, NC
2007 Major Coastal Storm: High Winds & Heavy Rain
2019 EF-0 Tornado: Dorchester County, MD and Heathsville, VA

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