Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast
Heat and humidity building again… Highs will warm to the upper 80s today, about 5 degrees above normal for this time of year. It will feel more like the low 90s this afternoon with the increasing humidity. We will see a nice mix of mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies today and rain chances will remain slim.
Highs will climb to near 90 tomorrow with even more humidity. Afternoon heat index values will reach the mid 90s. Extra clouds will mix in on Wednesday with an isolated shower or storm possible.
Rain and storm chances will increase for the second half of the week. We are tracking a cold front that will bring us a round of scattered showers and thunderstorms Thursday PM to Friday AM. Strong to severe storms are possible Thursday. Warm and muggy conditions will continue with highs in the mid 80s. Another round of scattered showers and storms will move through Saturday to Sunday.
Today: Partly Cloudy. Highs in the upper 80s. Winds: SW/S 5-10
Tonight: Partly Cloudy. Lows near 70. Winds: S 5-10
Tomorrow: Mix of Clouds, Isolated Shower/Storm. Highs near 90. Winds: S 10-20
Weather & Health
Pollen: Medium (Grasses)
UV Index: 11 (Extreme)
Air Quality: Good (Code green)
Mosquitoes: Very High
Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)
Tropical Depression Cristobal moving north into Missouri. This system is expected to accelerate to the north and NNE over the next 36 hours. Maximum sustained winds are near 30 mph with higher gusts. Some strengthening is forecast during the next 36 hours as Cristobal transitions into an extratropical cyclone.
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