Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast
We will see a nice mix of sun and clouds today with an isolated shower possible. Highs will warm to the upper 70s, about 15 degrees above normal for this time of year.
A slow-moving cold front will bring us a soggy end to the week. Rain will build in on Wednesday with widespread rain on Thursday. An isolated storm is possible both days. Highs will warm to near 80 on Wednesday, then drop to the low 70s on Thursday.
The front will linger along the coast, keeping clouds and scattered showers for Friday. Highs will drop to the mid and upper 60s.
Today: Partly Cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s. Winds: SE 5-10
Tonight: Partly Cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Winds: S 5-10
Tomorrow: Mix of Clouds, Rain Moving In. Highs in the upper 70s. Winds: S 10-15
Weather & Health
Pollen: Low (Juniper)
UV Index: 4 (Moderate)
Air Quality: Good (Code Green)
Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)
1919 Heavy Rain: 3.00" Norfolk
Tropical Storm Eta lingering off the coast of western Cuba. A slow northward motion is forecast to begin by this evening and continue through Thursday. Maximum sustained winds are near 60 mph with higher gusts. Some strengthening is forecast during the next day or two, followed by weakening likely starting on Thursday.
Subtropical Storm Theta near hurricane strength over the eastern Atlantic. An east to ENE motion across the eastern Atlantic is expected during the next few days. Maximum sustained winds are near 70 mph with higher gusts. Little change in strength is forecast during the next couple of days. Some slow weakening is expected by later this week.
A tropical wave located over the eastern Caribbean Sea is expected to move west into more conducive environmental conditions over the next several days. A tropical depression is likely to form late this week or this weekend when the wave reaches the central or western Caribbean Sea.
* Formation chance through 48 hours: Low (0%)
* Formation chance through 5 days: High (70%)
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