🌡️☀️Excessive Heat Warning for Tidewater area & NE North Carolina 11a Friday – 8p Saturday

Patrick’s forecast: 30s? Seriously?

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It's cooler and you better get used to it. We're expecting below-normal temperatures over the next week. And longer-range forecasts suggest the trend will continue into at least the first week of May.

Some folks inland will wake up to temperatures in the 30s tomorrow morning. Most of us can expect morning temperatures in the lower 40s. We'll enjoy plenty of sunshine to wrap up the work week and we'll warm into the low-to-mid 60s in the afternoon.

We should start your Saturday with some sunshine, but clouds will thicken up quickly in the afternoon as a storm system heads in our direction. We may see a few late-day showers. But rain is looking more likely Saturday night and Sunday. Expect highs on Saturday only in the upper 50s and lower 60s.

Sunday is not looking like a washout, but scattered showers are possible throughout the day. Expect high temperatures in the mid-to-upper 60s.

We'll hold on to the 60s through most of the next work week, with a chance of more late-week showers.

Weather & Health for Friday
Pollen: High (Oak, Maple, Alder)
UV Index: Moderate-High
Air Quality: Good (Code Green)
Mosquitoes: Low

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)
1999 Severe Thunderstorms: Central Virginia, East Central Virginia - Hail 0.75"-2.00"

Patrick Rockey
NewsChannel 3 Chief Meteorologist

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