First Warning Forecast: Tracking more storms for part of the weekend

Posted: 8:56 PM, May 13, 2016
Updated: 2016-05-13 21:33:34-04
First Warning Forecast: Tracking more storms for part of the weekend

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Tracking more storms for part of the weekend….As we move through our Friday night, a strong cold front will sweep through the area, giving way to a few scattered showers and thunderstorms. We won’t see rain all night though. In fact, as the front pushes offshore, the threat for storms will diminish, and our skies will clear. Overnight lows will be in the lower 60s.

On Saturday, some of us may wake up to some patchy fog. Otherwise, as we go through much of the day, we’ll see mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies. High temperatures will climb into the upper 70s and lower 80s. By Saturday evening, another cold front will move in from the northwest, which will push scattered showers and thunderstorms into the area. Some heavy rain is possible. Skies will clear Saturday night with overnight lows in the 50s.

By Sunday, we’re expecting a lot of sunshine. High temperatures, though, won’t be quite as warm. We’ll see highs in the upper 60s and lower 70s.  The 60s will stick around into Monday. Then, we’ll see a nice warm up through the end of the week with highs in the 70s. Showers and storms are also in the forecast.

Friday Night: Partly Cloudy. Isolated Shower/Storm (20%). Low temperatures in the lower 60s. Winds: W 5-10 mph.

Saturday: Partly Cloudy. PM Showers and Storms (40%). High temperatures in the upper 70s and lower 80s. Winds: W/SW 5-15

Sunday: Mostly Sunny. A Little Cooler. High temperatures in the upper 60s and lower 70s. Winds: W 10-15 mph.

Weather & Health for Saturday

Pollen: Moderate to High (Grasses, Oak, Mulberry)

UV Index: Very High

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Moderate to High

Friday in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

1990 F0 Tornado: Northampton Co, NC

2002 F1, F0 Tornado Worcester, F1 Tornado Somerset Co

Dominic Brown

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