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First Warning Forecast: A soggy and warm end to the week

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Posted at 4:58 AM, May 27, 2020

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

Showers, storms, and warming to the 80s… A round of scattered showers and storms will be possible this afternoon and evening. Highs will warm to the mid and upper 70s, near normal for this time of year. Winds will also pick up today, SE 10 to 15 with gusts to near 25 mph this afternoon.

Tomorrow, highs will warm to the low and mid 80s and it will feel more humid. We will see mostly cloudy skies with scattered showers and storms. Some storms could be strong to severe. It will still be windy tomorrow, S 10-20 with gusts to near 30 mph.

Scattered showers and storms will return for Friday and Saturday as a cold front moves in. Highs will return to the low and mid 80s before the cold front moves through. Highs will drop to the 70s on Sunday with clearing skies.

Today: Afternoon scattered Showers. Highs in the upper 70s. Winds: E/SE 5-15G25

Tonight: Mostly Cloudy, Scattered Showers. Lows in the upper 60s. Winds: SE 10-12G20

Tomorrow: Mostly Cloudy, Scattered Showers/Storms. Highs in the low 80s. Winds: S 10-20G30

Weather & Health

Pollen: Low-Medium (Grasses, Oak, Hickory)

UV Index: 7 (High)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Moderate

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

May 27th

1957 F1 Tornado: Lunenburg Co, Tornado Norfolk

Tropical Update

Tropical Storm Bertha makes landfall onto South Carolina coast near Charleston. It was a quick formation from an area of low pressure to a tropical storm followed by a landfall Wednesday morning. Bertha is moving northwest over inland South Carolina with heavy rain and flash flooding threat, tropical storm winds and isolated risk for severe storms. Bertha is expected to weaken soon as it moves through South Carolina's Lowcountry region. Bertha is the second named storm to form this year before hurricane season officially begins.

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