Friday’s First Warning Forecast: Cold today but a much warmer weekend
Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast
Chilly Friday but much warmer weekend… Highs will only reach the low 40s this afternoon, almost 10 degrees below normal. Expect a nice blend of sun and clouds through the day with much lighter winds. Winds will shift from NW to SW at 5 to 15 mph today. More clouds will mix in tonight with overnight lows in the mid to upper 30s.
Warmer air will return for the weekend. Expect highs in the mid 60s on Saturday with partly cloudy skies. Winds will crank up again for Saturday with gusts to near 30 mph possible. Highs will warm into the mid 70s on Sunday with a mix of sun and clouds. Winds will back down slightly for Sunday, but gusts to near 25 mph are still possible. Rain chances will be low for most of the weekend but we could see a few showers by Sunday night.
Today: Mostly Sunny to Partly Cloudy, Chilly. Highs in the low 40s. Winds: NW/SW 5-15
Tonight: Partly Cloudy, Windy. Lows in the upper 30s. Winds: SW 10-20G30
Tomorrow: Partly Cloudy, Windy, Warmer. Highs in the mid 60s. Winds: SW 10-20G30
Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)
1983 Winter Wx: Blizzard – 18″ snow Richmond, Up to 30″ snow N. Neck
2010 Min Blizzard like Snow Event with visibility lowered below 1 mile in Blowing Snow. 2-4″ snow Richmond east to Williamsburg and northeast to the Eastern Shore
2011 1-3 inches snow Hampton Rds. Dusting Richmond-Williamsburg. 2-4 Inches Northern Outer Banks.
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