First Warning Forecast: Cooler today with a few more showers

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Posted at 5:07 AM, Apr 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-27 05:07:02-04

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

More showers and cooler today… We will see mostly cloudy skies this morning with scattered showers. Showers will taper off by midday and clouds will break up this afternoon. Highs will only reach the lows 60s today, about 15 degrees cooler than yesterday. Winds will also pick up, NW at 10 to 20 with gusts to near 30 mph.

Highs will warm to near 70 tomorrow with more sun in the morning and more clouds in the afternoon. Winds will also relax tomorrow. We will warm to near 80 on Wednesday with partly cloudy skies and winds starting to pick up again.

Thursday will be the soggy day of the week. Showers and storms are likely as a cold front moves through. Strong to severe storms are possible.

Today: AM Scattered Showers, PM Clearing, Windy. Highs in the low 60s. Winds: NW 10-20G30

Tonight: Mainly Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Winds: NW 5-10

Tomorrow: Partly Cloudy, Warmer. Highs near 70. Winds: W/S 5-10

Weather & Health

Pollen: Medium-High (Oak, Birch, Sweet Gum)

UV Index: 5 (Moderate)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Low

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

April 27th

1937 James River Flooding: Crest Richmond Locks 25.20'

1980 F0 Tornado: Richmond

2007 F0 Tornado: Gloucester

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