First Warning Forecast: Small warm up today, Much warmer later this week

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Posted at 4:54 AM, Mar 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-17 04:54:06-04

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

A big warm later this week… Temperatures will start in the 40s this morning but warm to the mid 60s this afternoon, about 10 degrees warmer than yesterday. We will see a mix of clouds again today with an isolated shower possible. Lows will return to the 40s overnight with partly cloudy skies.

We will drop back to the 50s tomorrow, closer to normal for this time of year. Tomorrow will be breezy with a mix of clouds and a slim rain chance.

Get ready for a huge warm up but more rain to end the week and start the spring season. Highs will warm to the mid and upper 70s on Thursday as a warm front moves through. The front will also bring in more clouds and scattered showers. Highs will warm to the low 80s on Friday, 20+ degrees above normal for this time of year.

A cold front will move through on Saturday, bringing in another round of scattered showers and a big cool down. Highs will drop to the mid 60s on Saturday and to the upper 40s on Sunday.

Today: Mix of Clouds, Isolated Showers. Highs in the mid 60s. Winds: NW/SW 5-10

Tonight: Partly Cloudy, Isolated Showers. Lows in the upper 40s. Winds: SW/NW 5-10

Tomorrow: Mix of Clouds, Isolated Showers. Highs in the upper 50s. Winds: N/E 10-15

Weather & Health

Pollen: Medium-High (Juniper, Birch, Sycamore)

UV Index: 5 (Moderate)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Low

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

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