First Warning Forecast: A soggy start to the work week

Posted at 5:18 AM, Dec 14, 2020

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

Soggy start to the work week… Showers will build in this morning, moving from SW to NE. Expect widespread rain through the mid-morning to early afternoon hours. Rain could be heavy at times and most areas will see 0.5” to 1” of rain today. Showers will clear out this afternoon to evening, but it will be windy with gusts to near 30 mph. Temperatures will warm to the mid 50s (60s in NC) by midday then temperatures will drop to the 40s and low 50s this afternoon to evening.

We will get a chance to dry out on Tuesday, but it will be chilly and breezy. Highs will only reach the mid 40s. It will feel more like the upper 30s with north winds at 10 to 15 mph.

Wednesday will be another soggy day. Widespread rain will move in for the afternoon. Heavy rain and isolated storms are possible. Most of the area will see about 1” of rainfall. Highs will return to the 50s on Wednesday.

Today: Cloudy, Rain, Windy. Highs in the mid 50s. Winds: N 10-20G30

Tonight: Partly Cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Winds: N 10-15

Tomorrow: A Few Clouds, Chilly, Breezy. Highs in the mid 40s. Winds: N 10-15

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

December 14th

1958 Winter Storm: 5.8" snow Richmond, 8.0" snow Salisbury

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