First Warning Forecast: More rain and another severe threat

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Posted at 5:07 AM, Apr 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-23 09:08:03-04

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

Another round of rain and storms… Widespread rain and severe thunderstorms will track across the Southeast today. We will see mostly cloudy skies today with showers moving in early this afternoon. Rain and storm chances will increase from this afternoon to evening to overnight. Some storms could be strong to severe, especially for the southern Outer Banks. Damaging wind gusts, heavy downpours, and even an isolated tornado is possible.

Rain will continue for Friday. Expect a mix of clouds with scattered showers and storms. Highs will warm into the mid and upper 70s tomorrow. It will be windy, SW at 10 to 20 mph with higher gusts.

More showers and storms will move in for the weekend. Most of Saturday will be nice with a mix of sun and clouds and highs in the mid 60s. Showers and storms return for Saturday night to Sunday morning. Highs will warm to near 70 on Sunday.

Today: Mostly Cloudy, PM Showers/Storms, Breezy. Highs in the mid 60s. Winds: S 5-15

Tonight: Mostly Cloudy, Showers/Storms, Windy. Lows near 60. Winds: S 10-20

Tomorrow: Mix of Clouds, Scattered Showers/Storms, Windy. Highs in the upper 70s. Winds: SW/NW 10-20

Weather & Health

Pollen: Medium-High (Oak, Sweet Gum, Sycamore)

UV Index: 4 (Moderate)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Low

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

April 23rd

1999 Severe Thunderstorms: Central Virginia, East Central Virginia - Hail 0.75"-2.00"

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