Tuesday’s First Warning Forecast: Very windy with rain and a few snowflakes

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Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

***Wind Advisory for the Middle Peninsula, Northern Neck, and Eastern Shore until 1 PM Tuesday. Strong northwest winds could gust to near 45 mph.***


Strong winds, rain, and snow… A coastal storm continues to move up the East Coast. Scattered rain showers will stick around this afternoon and a few snowflakes could mix in. No accumulation is expected. It will be very windy today. Expect NW winds at 15 to 25 with gusts to 35+ mph. Temperatures will be falling into the 30s and 40s this morning and staying chilly through the day.


We will see a mix of clouds tonight with an isolated rain/snow shower possible. Lows will fall into the upper 20s and it will still be windy. Overnight wind chill values will fall into the teens.


Scattered snow showers are possible Wednesday, mainly for our northern areas, and winds will remain strong. Most areas will not see any accumulation. The best chance to see any accumulation (less than 1”) is on the Eastern Shore. Sunshine will mix in for areas to the south and west. Wednesday will be our coldest day of the week, with highs in the upper 30s. Winds will continue from the NW at 15 to 25 with gusts to 35 mph. It will feel about ten degrees colder through the day. Sunshine will return, winds will relax and highs will warm back to the 40s to end of the work week.


Today: AM Rain (90%), PM Rain/Snow Showers (30%), Windy. Highs in the low 50s. Winds: NW 15-25G35

Tonight: Mix of Clouds, Isolated Rain/Snow Showers (20%), Windy. Lows in the upper 20s. Winds: NW 15-25G35

Tomorrow: Mix of Clouds, Scattered Snow Showers (30%), Windy. Highs in the upper 30s. Winds: NW 15-25G35


Weather & Health 

Pollen: Low (Juniper, Maple, Ash)

UV Index: 2 (Low)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Low


Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

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1993 “Storm of the Century”: Heavy Snow Interior Virginia, High winds, Flooding Coastal Virginia



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