First Warning Forecast: Warming back to the 70s this week

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Posted at 4:57 AM, Nov 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-03 10:16:36-05

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

Highs will warm to the low 60s, about 10 degrees warmer than yesterday. We will see mostly sunny skies today with west winds at 5 to 15 mph. Clear skies will continue tonight with lows returning to the 40s.

The warming trend will continue for the end of the week. Highs will warm to the mid and upper 60s on Wednesday and the low 70s to end the work week. We will see sunshine through midweek with some extra clouds building in by Thursday and Friday.

Highs will linger in the low 70s this weekend, about 7 degrees above normal for this time of year. Expect partly cloudy skies this weekend with slim rain chances.

Today: Mostly Sunny. Highs in the low 60s. Winds: W 5-15

Tonight: Clear. Lows in the low 40s. Winds: W/S 5-10

Tomorrow: Sunny. Highs in the mid to upper 60s. Winds: SE 5-10

Weather & Health

Pollen: Low (Ragweed)

UV Index: 3 (Moderate)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Moderate

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

November 3rd

1971 F1 Tornado: Portsmouth

Tropical Update
Hurricane Eta continues to inch closer to the coast of Nicaragua. Eta is centered about 30 miles ESE of the Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua and moving WSW at 5 mph. On the forecast track, the center of Eta is expected to make landfall along the coast of Nicaragua today. The center of Eta is forecast to move farther inland over northern Nicaragua through Wednesday morning, and then move across the central portions of Honduras by Thursday morning.

Maximum sustained winds are near 145 mph with higher gusts. Eta is a category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. Little change in strength is likely before landfall. Weakening will begin after the center moves inland later today.

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