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Patrick’s First Warning Forecast: Tracking 70s and thunderstorms

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Chief Meteorologist Patrick Rockey’s First Warning Forecast

We are tracking a little bit of rain and a whole lot of warmth on the way. A series of cold fronts will cross the region over the next few days. Ahead of each of these, a gusty south and southwest wind will push temperatures up. By Wednesday, we could get close to our record high of 79°.

But with that heat and a strong cold front on the way, a few thunderstorms are also possible.

Some of the wet weather may stick around for early on Thursday. But most of the day is looking dry and cooler.

We are expecting sunshine for Friday and Saturday with high temperatures only in the low-to-mid 50s.

Another system will arrive for the second half of the weekend, bringing us a good chance for rain on Sunday and Monday.

Weather & Health
Pollen: Low

UV Index: Moderate

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Low

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)
1988 F4, F2 Tornadoes: Northampton Co, NC

Patrick Rockey
NewsChannel 3 Chief Meteorologist

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