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Myles Henderson joined the Live VIPIR Forecast Team in June of 2010. He is excited and proud to be a part of WTKR NewsChannel 3, the station that he grew up watching.

Myles is a local guy, calling Chesapeake home, and is a graduate of Hickory High School. Myles didn't venture too far from home after that, a few hours to the southwest to North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Meteorology at NC State.

Myles returned to the state of Virginia to start his career as a broadcast meteorologist at the Charlottesville Newsplex (WCAV/WVAW/WAHU). While at WCAV, Myles was a part of the weather team that won the Virginia Association of Broadcasters meritorious award for best weathercast.

When not forecasting in the Live VIPIR Forecast Center, Myles likes to spend time enjoying the outdoors. Camping, hiking, canoeing, snowboarding, any outdoor activity really, but the beach tops the list. He's also an avid sports fan, especially college football and basketball. Myles' favorite teams to follow are the NC State Wolfpack, Carolina Panthers, and Norfolk Admirals.


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    Tropics Update: Humberto weakens, Tropical Storm Ingrid forms

    There are now THREE named systems in the Atlantic Ocean/Gulf of Mexico. Tropical Depression Gabrielle continues tracking North-Northeast about 200 miles off the East Coast. Gabrielle will likely dissipate tonight and bring rain to parts of Canada. Follow the storms with our interactive hurricane tracker Humberto has weakened to a tropical storm. Humberto will continue to weaken over the next few days as it drifts Northwest over the open Atlantic. Tropical Storm Ingrid has formed in the Gulf of Mexico. […]

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    Hurricane Humberto moves north, Gabrielle now a tropical depression

    Hurricane Humberto maintains strength and continues moving north. Humberto is about 450 miles northwest of the Cape Verde Islands. This system will continue moving north, then make a turn west over the weekend. Humberto will also start to gradually lose strength over the next few days. Follow the storms with our interactive hurricane tracker Gabrielle has weakened to a tropical depression and is now about 200 miles West-Northwest of Bermuda. Gabrielle is moving north and will stay on a generally […]

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    Humberto becomes first hurricane of the season; Gabrielle continues to impact Bermuda

    Humberto has now strengthened into our first hurricane of the season. The storm is about 310 miles west of the Cape Verde Islands. This system is now moving northwest and will take more of a northerly turn over the next few days. Tropical Storm Gabrielle continues to impact Bermuda. Gabrielle is moving north and will stay on a generally north track (and off the east coast) for the next several days. Humberto fell just a few hours short of setting […]

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    Gabrielle re-forms into Tropical Storm; Humberto likely to become a hurricane

    We are now tracking two tropical storms in the Atlantic. Tropical Storm Humberto continues to strengthen and will likely become a hurricane later today. Humberto is about 150 miles west of the Cape Verde Islands. This system is moving west and will take a northwest turn over the next few days. Track both storms with our interactive hurricane tracker VIDEO: NewsChannel 3 sends a GoPro up with a NASA chase plane Tropical Storm Gabrielle has reformed in the Atlantic, about […]

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    Tropical Storm Gabrielle nears Puerto Rico

    The storm is supposed to bring heavy rain and winds to parts of Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic

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    Double Moon – Amazing or Hoax?

    This claim is circulating via email and social media, fully armed with a photo for “evidence”. NewsChannel 3 viewers are even asking about...

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    Once In A Blue Moon…

    You may have heard (or used) the popular saying “Once in a blue moon”. It’s a catchy phrase but what really is the “blue moon”. Contrary to what that name suggests, the name “blue moon” has nothing to do with the actual color of the moon. Full moons can be seen in the usual white or yellow shades or even more rare reds, oranges, and even blues depending on atmospheric conditions. To get the name “blue moon” it’s all about […]

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    Tropical Storm Erin forms off coast of Africa

    The storm is about 65 miles West-Southwest of the Cape Verde Islands and moving West-Northwest with 40 mph winds.

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    July Weather Recap

    July 2013 can be summed up as “typical July”. Mid-Summer in Hampton Roads and Eastern North Carolina… it’s hot and humid with scattered showers and storms. This July seemed to be more of the same but how did the numbers stack up? Norfolk Hottest: 94° / Coolest: 66° / 14 days with 90°+ Rainfall: 8.19″ / +3.05″ vs average / 9 days with measurable rainfall YTD: 28.23″ / +1.81″ vs YTD average Wallops Island Hottest: 94° / Coolest: 64° / […]

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    Dorian downgraded to a tropical wave

    We’re saying good-bye to Dorian in the tropics for now. Dorian has weakened into a tropical wave about 550 miles east of the northern Leeward Island because of its interaction with strong wind shear and very dry air. At this time, there is a very low chance of Dorian regenerating into a tropical system, but we will continue to keep an eye on it in the Live VIPIR Forecast Center. The system now has maximum sustained winds of 40 mph. […]

  • Myles’ Weather Lessons: Humidity vs. Dew Point

    So how do you measure how muggy the air feels? Would you use humidity or dew point? Myles shows you the difference between the two.

  • Myles’ Lessons: What does the phrase ‘rain chances’ really mean?

    NewsChannel 3’s Myles explains what rain chances mean when you’re listening to the Live VIPIR Forecast. Watch the video to hear the breakdown.

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