First Warning Forecast: Showers, storms, and warming to the 80s

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Posted at 5:09 AM, Apr 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-06 05:09:45-04

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

Warming up and tracking storms… Temperatures will start in the 50s this morning with a round of rain moving through, mainly before the sun comes up. We will see a mix of clouds through the day with high temperatures ranging from the mid 60s to low 70s. Another round of scattered showers will move through late this afternoon to evening. An isolated thunderstorm is possible, but severe storms are not expected.

Highs will warm to the mid 70s tomorrow, about 10 degrees above normal for this time of year. We will see a mix of clouds through the day with another round of showers and storms by the late afternoon and evening. Strong to severe storms are possible, with gusty winds and heavy downpours.

Wednesday will be the warmest day of the week with highs climbing into the 80s. We will cool back to the 60s for the end of the week and weekend.

Today: Mix of Clouds, Scattered Showers. Highs in the mid-upper 60s. Winds: W/N/E 5-15

Tonight: Partly Cloudy, Isolated Shower. Lows near 50. Winds: E/S 5-10

Tomorrow: Mix of Clouds, PM Showers/Storms. Highs in the mid 70s. Winds: S/W 5-10

Weather & Health

Pollen: Medium-High (Oak, Maple, Elm)

UV Index: 5 (Moderate)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Low

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

April 6th

1790 Tornadoes: Charles City Co, Dinwiddie Co

1889 Noreaster: High winds, coastal flooding, heavy rain, snow, sleet

1958 F1 Tornado: Newport News

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