First Warning Forecast: Tracking rain for Wednesday

First Warning Forecast: Tracking rain for Wednesday
Posted at 12:56 PM, Feb 14, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-14 12:56:39-05

Tracking rain for Wednesday….A lot of us have enjoyed the sunshine.  But all good things must come to an end, at least briefly. We’re tracking rain for our Wednesday.

As we move through our Tuesday afternoon, expect increasing clouds as a cold front approaches the area. Highs will be in the mid 50s. A late day shower is possible. Otherwise, we’ll see mostly cloudy skies tonight. Rain will move in through the overnight. Lows will be in the mid 40s.

On Wednesday, have your umbrella handy. As the front sweeps through the area, we will have a good chance of rain, especially during the morning into the early afternoon. We could see up to a half inch of rain in a few spots. Otherwise, skies will clear by evening. Highs will be in the low and mid 50s.  Lows will be in the 30s.

The sun returns for Thursday, but you’ll notice a difference with our temperatures. Highs will be in the upper 40s.  Highs will be in the upper 40s and lower 50s by Friday. Then, for the weekend, temperatures will warm back into the 60s.

This Afternoon: Increasing Clouds. Highs in the mid 50s. Winds: S 5-10 mph.

Tonight: Mostly Cloudy. Isolated Showers Late (20%). Lows in the mid 40s. Winds: S 5-10 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly Cloudy. Rain Likely (80%). Highs in the low to mid 50s. Winds: W 5-10 mph.

Thursday: Mostly Sunny. Cooler. Highs in the upper 40s. Winds: W 10-15 mph, with gusts to 25 mph.

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

1798 Winter Weather: Severe Snowstorm Southeast Virginia, Northeast North Carolina



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