First Warning Forecast: More rain and a severe threat

Posted at 5:26 AM, Feb 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-05 13:36:06-05

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

More rain and a severe threat… Expect mostly cloudy skies today with on and off scattered showers. Temperatures will start in the low 60s this morning but fall through the 50s into the upper 40s this afternoon. It will be breezy today as winds shift from SW to NE. Clouds and scattered showers will continue tonight with lows in the mid 40s.

Clouds and showers will continue Thursday. Strong to severe thunderstorms possible as a cold front moves in. Strong winds and heavy rain will be our biggest threats, but an isolated tornado is possible. Highs will warm to near 70 tomorrow, with strong S/SW winds gusting to 30+ mph. Rain will linger for Friday morning, but skies will clear through the day. Highs will drop to near 60 on Friday.

Cooler air will move in this weekend. Expect partly cloudy skies on Saturday with highs in the low 50s. Another round of showers is possible Saturday night to Sunday morning. Skies will clear Sunday with highs in the low to mid 50s.

Today: Mostly Cloudy, Scattered Showers, Breezy. Falling from the 60s to 40s. Winds: SW/NE 5-15

Tonight: Mostly Cloudy, Scattered Showers. Lows in the mid 40s. Winds: NE/S 5-15

Tomorrow: Mostly Cloudy, Rain, Storms, Windy. Highs near 70. Winds: S 10-20G30

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

February 5th

1998 Coastal Flooding: Eastern Coastal Virginia, Southeast Virginia

2010 Winter Storm: 7-11” Richmond, 1-4” Tidewater

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