Meteorologist April Loveland's First Warning Forecast
**Wind Advisory in effect 6 am to 6 pm Monday for Accomack and Northampton County. Southerly winds 25-35 mph, with gusts up to 50 mph possible.
Showers and storms will move in overnight and early Monday as a strong system moves toward the area. Lows will be mild in the 50s.
A messy start Monday morning with heavy rain and storms at times. Be sure to give yourself some extra time as you head to work. The Storm Prediction Center has Southside Hampton Roads and Northeast North Carolina under a level 2 for severe weather, which means scattered severe storms are possible. The rest of the area is under a level 1, which means isolated severe storms are possible. The biggest threat will be damaging wind gusts and an isolated tornadoes. Scattered showers will continue through the late afternoon and evening as the cold front moves offshore. Winds will continue to pick up behind the front. Winds 20-30 mph will be possible inland and 30-40 mph along the coast behind the front. It will be a very wet and warm end to November with highs in the low 70s. We could see 1 to 2 inches of rain, which will add to our already wet November. Temperatures will plummet behind the cold front with lows in the upper 30s to low 40s.
Tuesday will be blustery and cold compared to Monday. Expect highs only in the upper 40s to near 50 under partly cloudy skies. Brr! A lingering shower will be possible through the afternoon. Winds will be out of the west at 15-20, with gusts up to 30 mph. Skies will clear as the day progresses, making for a mostly clear night. A frigid night and Wednesday morning with lows in the upper 20s and low 30s. Winds chills will be in the 20s. Make sure you bundle up heading out Wednesday morning!
After a bitterly cold Wednesday morning, temperatures will warm to near 50. Expect plenty of sunshine throughout the day. Skies will be clear overnight with lows in the 30s once again.
Mostly sunny and dry on Thursday as high pressure remains in control of the weather. Temperatures will start to trend closer to normal with highs in the mid 50s.
Another system will move in to end the work week and into the weekend. We could see some showers by late Friday. Temperatures will warm to the upper 50s to near 60. Scattered showers will be possible during the day on Saturday, with highs in the mid and upper 50s. Cooler and drier by Sunday with highs in the low to mid 50s under partly cloudy skies.
Meteorologist April Loveland
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