First Warning Forecast: Rain to start and end the work week

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Posted at 5:07 AM, Oct 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-12 08:23:05-04

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

Rain to start and end the work week… Leftover rain from the remnants of Delta continue to spread over the Mid-Atlantic. We will see mostly cloudy skies again today with on and off showers. A few heavy downpours or a stray storm is possible. Highs will warm to near 80 this afternoon, almost 10 degrees above normal for this time of year.

Clouds will linger for Tuesday morning, but sunshine should break through by the afternoon. A leftover shower is possible. Highs will return to the upper 70s.

We will see lots of sunshine for Wednesday and Thursday. Highs will dip to the low and mid 70s on Wednesday, then warm to the upper 70s on Thursday. Rain returns on Friday as a cold front moves through. Highs will drop to the 60s this weekend.

Today: Mostly Cloudy, Scattered Showers. Highs in the upper 70s. Winds: SE/NE 5-10

Tonight: Mostly Cloudy, Scattered Showers. Lows in the mid 60s. Winds: N/NW 5-10

Tomorrow: Clearing Skies. Highs in the upper 70s. Winds: NW 5-10

Weather & Health

Pollen: Low (Ragweed, Grasses)

UV Index: 1 (Low)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: High

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

October 12th

1967 F2 Tornado: Isle of Wight Co, F1 Tornado Suffolk

Tropical Update

We are tracking a tropical wave located about 750 miles east of the Windward Islands. Some slight development is possible during the next day or so while the disturbance moves generally west near 15 mph. Strong upper-level winds are expected to limit further development by midweek.

* Formation chance through 48 hours: Low (30%)

* Formation chance through 5 days: Low (30%)

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