Dominic Brown’s Live VIPIR Forecast

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Tracking showers and storms….As we move through this holiday weekend, some of us will have to dodge a few showers and thunderstorms. Will the weekend be a washout? No ma’am, no sir! However, have your rain gear handy and have a back up plan just in case storms move in your area. This weather is all courtesy of a stationary front draped over the area.  So, on this Independence Day, expect highs in the upper 80s under a mix of sun and clouds. Scattered showers and storms are possible this afternoon and evening, and again, the word to keep in mind is scattered.  Any storms that develop could produce heavy rain and minor flooding.  Tonight, around fireworks time, we’ll have a 30-40% chance of showers and storms. Be VIPIR Ready for storms to develop quickly. Download our new VIPIR app so you can get a heads up about lightning near you. http://wtkr.com/newschannel-3-app-center/

On Sunday, we’ll have another chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day. Heavy rain is possible. Otherwise, expect partly sunny skies with highs in the mid 80s.  By Monday and Tuesday, showers and storms will continue to be a player in our forecast. Highs will be in the mid 80s.

 

Today: Sun and Clouds. Scattered Showers/Storms (50%).  High temperatures in the upper 80s. Winds: W 10-15 mph.

 

Tonight: Mostly Cloudy. Scattered Showers/Storms (50%). Low temperatures in the lower 70s. Winds: W 5-10 mph.

 

Tomorrow: Partly Sunny. Scattered Showers/Storms (40%). High temperatures in the mid 80s. Winds: E 5-10 mph.

 

Weather & Health

Pollen: Low-Medium (Grasses)
UV Index: Very High
Air Quality: Moderate (Code Yellow)
Mosquitoes: Very High

 

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)
1967 – F3 Tornado: Accomack Co

1981 – F1 Tornado: Virginia Beach

2001 – F1 Tornado: Dorchester Co

 

Dominic Brown

Meteorologist

WTKR-TV NewsChannel 3

Check Interactive Radar here: http://wtkr.com/weather/maps-and-radar/interactive-radar/

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