First Warning Forecast: Severe thunderstorm threat today

Posted at 5:16 AM, Jul 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-13 09:52:09-04

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

Severe storm threat today… We will see a mix of clouds today with scattered showers and storms. Round one of rain and storms will move out by mid-morning to midday. Round two will fire up this afternoon to early evening. A strong to severe storm is possible with damaging wind gusts and localized flooding possible. Highs will reach 90 today with an afternoon heat index in the mid 90s.

We will see a mix of sun and clouds tomorrow with an isolated shower or storm possible. Highs will reach the upper 80s to near 90 with an afternoon heat index in the low to mid 90s.

Expect a sunny, hot, and humid end to the week. High temperatures will linger in the low 90s with afternoon heat index values in the mid to upper 90s. Heat index will climb to near 100 on Friday.

Today: Partly Sunny, Scattered Showers/Storms. Highs near 90. Winds: SW 5-10

Tonight: Scattered Showers/Storms, Windy. Lows in the mid 70s. Winds: SW 5-10

Tomorrow: Partly Cloudy, Isolated Shower/Storm. Highs in the upper 80s. Winds: N/E 5-10

Weather & Health

Pollen: Low (Grasses)

UV Index: 10 (Very High)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Extreme

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

July 13th

1975 F0 Tornado: King William Co, Sussex Co

1996 F0 Tornado: Westmoreland Co

2005 F1 Tornado: Nottoway Co

Tropical Update

No tropical activity at this time

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