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First Warning Forecast: Gloomy, warmer, and muggy

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Posted at 5:19 AM, Oct 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-20 09:04:58-04

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

Gloomy, warmer, and muggy… Watch out for areas of dense fog this morning with cloudy skies and areas of drizzle. Expect more clouds than sun through the day with a spotty shower possible. Highs will reach the mid to upper 70s and it will feel more humid.

Fog will return overnight to Wednesday morning. We will start with cloudy skies in the morning, more sunshine will blend in for the afternoon. Highs will warm to near 80 tomorrow, the warmest day of the week.

Expect a nice mix of sun and clouds for the end of the work week. Highs will drop to the upper 70s on Thursday and the mid 70s on Friday.

We are tracking a cold front this weekend. Most of Saturday will be dry but showers will move in Saturday night and continue for Sunday. Highs will drop to the upper 60s on Sunday.

Today: Mostly Cloudy, Spotty Showers. Highs in the upper 70s. Winds: N/E 5-10

Tonight: Mostly Cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Winds: SE 5-10

Tomorrow: Partly to Mostly Cloudy. Highs near 80. Winds: SE 5-10

Weather & Health

Pollen: Low (Ragweed, Grasses)

UV Index: 4 (Moderate)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: High

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

October 20th

1961 F1 Tornado: Chesterfield Co

2019 Heavy Rains from Tropical Storm Nestor

Tropical Update

Tropical Storm Epsilon drifting ENE over the central Atlantic. Epsilon is centered about 765 miles SE of Bermuda and moving ENE at 3 mph. A general NW motion is expected through Thursday. On the forecast track, Epsilon is forecast to approach Bermuda on Thursday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 45 mph with higher gusts. Gradual strengthening is expected during the next couple of days, and Epsilon is forecast to be at or near hurricane strength by Wednesday night or Thursday morning.

A trough of low pressure extends southeastward from the southeastern Gulf of Mexico across the northwestern Caribbean Sea to a broad low pressure system located over the southwestern Caribbean Sea. The disturbance is expected to consolidate over the northwestern Caribbean Sea during the next day or so before moving slowly west toward the Yucatan peninsula by Wednesday.

* Formation chance through 48 hours: Low (10%)

* Formation chance through 5 days: Low (10%)

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