First Warning Forecast: Rain and storms today, Near 90 tomorrow

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Posted at 4:58 AM, May 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-03 12:41:27-04

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

Rain and a severe threat… Mostly cloudy today with scattered showers and storms. Our biggest chance for rain and storms will be this afternoon to early evening (3 PM to 7 PM). Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible with gusty winds, heavy downpours, and pockets of hail. Highs will reach the upper 70s today and it will be breezy with SW winds at 10-15 with higher gusts.

Big warm up tomorrow! Highs will jump to near 90 on Tuesday, almost 20 degrees above normal for this time of year. We will see a nice mix of sun and clouds tomorrow with SW winds at 10 to 15 and gusts to near 25 mph.

Showers and storms will return on Wednesday, mainly in the afternoon to early evening. Strong to severe storms are possible. Highs will reach the mid 80s and it will still be windy.

Much cooler air will move in for the end of the work week. Expect highs in the upper 60s Thursday and Friday.

Today: Mostly Cloudy, Showers/Storms. Highs in the upper 70s. Winds: SW 10-15G20

Tonight: Storms Early, Clearing Late. Lows in the upper 60s. Winds: SW 10-15

Tomorrow: Sun & Clouds, Warmer, Windy. Highs near 90. Winds: SW 10-15G25

Weather & Health

Pollen: Medium (Oak, Birch, Sweetgum)

UV Index: 1 (Low)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Low-Moderate

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