First Warning Forecast: Rain, storms, and a flood threat on the way

Posted at 4:58 AM, Apr 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-29 07:22:03-04

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

Warmer today, soggy tomorrow… Highs will warm to near 80 this afternoon, 10 to 15 degrees warmer than yesterday. We will see partly cloudy skies with a stray shower possible this afternoon to evening. Winds will pick up through the day, south at 10 to 20 mph by this afternoon.

Thursday will be the soggy day of the week. Showers and storms are likely through the afternoon and evening hours as a cold front slowly moves through. Strong to severe storms are possible. Flooding is possible with most of the area getting 2” to 3” of rainfall. It will be windy on Thursday, south at 15 to 25 with gusts to near 35 mph.

Cooler air will move in behind the front and highs will dip into the 60s on Friday. A few leftover showers will wrap in on the back side of this system as it moves out. Highs will warm back to the 70s and near 80 this weekend with more sunshine.

Today: Partly Cloudy, Stray Shower, Windy. Highs near 80. Winds: S 10-20

Tonight: Partly Cloudy, Stray Shower, Windy. Lows in the mid 60s. Winds: S 10-20G30

Tomorrow: Mostly Cloudy, Rain, Storms, Windy. Highs in the low 70s. Winds: S 15-25G35

Weather & Health

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

UV Index: 6 (High)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Low-Moderate

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

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