First Warning Forecast: Rain, storms & strong wind overnight

Posted at 5:38 AM, Feb 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-06 21:56:17-05

Meteorologist Maddie Kirker’s First Warning Forecast

*** Wind Advisory from Friday morning to Friday evening for all of coastal and central Virginia, and all of northeast North Carolina.***
*** Flood Watch until Friday morning for all of coastal and central Virginia.***

Showers and storms continue overnight… Rain, storms, and strong winds will continue overnight with lows in the mid 50s. The threat of severe weather will continue to diminish but with over saturated area soil, the threat of flooding will continue. Winds will stay elevated overnight out of the south, gusting as high as 25 mph.

Rain will linger into Friday morning, mainly before sunrise. A few scattered showers will remain, but clouds will start to break up through the day. Highs will drop to the low 60s on Friday. It will be very windy tomorrow, west at 15 to 25 with gusts to 40 mph.

Cooler air will move in this weekend. Expect mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies on Saturday with highs in the upper 40s, near normal for this time of year. Another round of showers is possible Saturday night to Sunday morning. Skies will clear Sunday with highs in the mid 50s.

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

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

Friday Night: Becoming mostly clear. Breezy. Lows in the mid 30s. Winds: W 10-20G30

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