First Warning Forecast: A sunny and cooler work week

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Posted at 5:11 AM, Nov 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-16 10:42:47-05

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

We will see lots of sunshine today and most of this week. Highs will reach near 60 this afternoon, about 15 degrees cooler than yesterday but closer to normal for this time of year.

Temperatures will drop to the 40s Tuesday morning, with 30s inland. Highs will reach the upper 50s tomorrow. We will see more sunshine tomorrow and winds will ramp up through the day. Expect NW winds at 10 to 20 with gusts to 30+ mph.

Wednesday will be the coolest day of the week. Highs will struggle to break out of the 40s. We will see more sunshine, but it will still be breezy. We will warm to the 50s on Thursday and 60s on Friday.

Today: Mostly Sunny, Breezy. Highs near 60. Winds: W 5-15

Tonight: Clear Skies, Cooler. Lows near 40. Winds: W 5-10

Tomorrow: A Few Clouds, Windy. Highs in the upper 50s. Winds: NW 10-20G30

Weather & Health

Pollen: Low (Mixed)

UV Index: 3 (Moderate)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Moderate

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

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1989 F0 Tornado: Amelia Co, Severe Weather Central VA

Tropical Update
Iota becomes a category 5 hurricane as it approaches Central America. On the forecast track, the core of Iota will make landfall in northeastern Nicaragua tonight, and will dissipate over Central America by Wednesday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 160 mph with higher gusts. Iota is forecast to continue to be a catastrophic category 5 hurricane when it approaches Central America tonight, and rapid weakening is expected after landfall.

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