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First Warning Forecast: Messy day ahead with wind and rain

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Posted at 12:37 PM, Apr 18, 2022

Meteorologist April Loveland's First Warning Forecast

*** Coastal Flood Advisory from 7 PM to Midnight for Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Chesapeake, Hampton, Poquoson, Northampton, Accomack, Currituck. Minor level tidal flooding is expected near times of high tide tonight.

An area of low pressure will move in today. It will be a chilly and messy day with highs in the upper 50s with rain and wind.

Here's the timeline of when we can expect the wet weather to roll in.

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Heavy downpours are possible and most of the area will receive about 1" of rainfall. Strong to severe storms are possible, mainly for the Outer Banks of North Carolina. It will be windy today with east winds gusting to 30+ mph.

Skies will clear on Tuesday. It will be breezy with winds out of the northwest at 15-20, with higher gusts. Temperatures will warm right around 60 degrees.

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Lots of sunshine by Wednesday with highs in the low 60s.

Temperatures will finally start trending warmer on Thursday. Expect skies to be partly cloudy with highs in the low 70s. Even warmer on Friday with highs in the mid 70s under mostly sunny skies.

The warming trend will continue into Saturday with highs in the upper 70s and then into the low 80s on Sunday.

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Meteorologist April Loveland

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