First Warning Forecast: Clearing skies today, showers return tomorrow

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Posted at 5:06 AM, May 04, 2020

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

A return to sunshine today, rain returns tomorrow… We are waking up to clouds and a few isolated showers this morning. Skies will clear through midday and most of this afternoon will be sunny. Highs will reach the upper 70s today, cooler than yesterday but still above normal for this time of year. Winds will also pick up today, NW at 10 to 15 with gusts to near 25 mph.

Clouds will build in tomorrow morning and rain will return by midday. Expect mostly cloudy skies with scattered showers through the afternoon. Temperatures will struggle to reach 60 tomorrow. Showers will continue Tuesday night to Wednesday.

Most of this week will be cool with highs in the 60s. Normal for this time of year is in the low 70s.

Today: Clearing Skies, Breezy. Highs in the upper 70s. Winds: NW 10-15

Tonight: A Few Clouds. Lows in the low 50s. Winds: N 5-15

Tomorrow: Mostly Cloudy, Scattered Showers. Highs in the upper 50s. Winds: NE/E 5-10

Weather & Health

Pollen: Medium-High (Oak, Birch, Poplar)

UV Index: 9 (Very High)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Low-Moderate

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

May 4th

1958 F1 Tornado: Worchester Co

1990 F3 Tornado: Amelia Co

1998 Severe Thunderstorm: Central VA, East Central VA - Hail 0.75-1.75"

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