Thursday’s First Warning Forecast: From freezing to the 70s

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

Sunny but chilly, then a big warm up… Temperatures will start near the freezing point this morning. Lingering winds will make it feel more like the 20s. Winds will shift from the north to east today at 5 to 15 mph. Expect widespread sunshine today with highs only in the mid 40s, about 15 degrees below normal. Temperatures will fall back to near freezing tonight under clear skies.

We will take a big step warmer on Friday. Highs will climb into the mid 60s. Expect sunshine tomorrow morning with a few clouds building in for the afternoon. Winds will increase through the day with gusts to near 25 mph possible.

The warm up continues this weekend with highs in the low 70s. We will see a nice mix of sun and clouds on Saturday. Clouds will increase a bit for Sunday as a cold front approaches. Rain showers will likely build in Sunday evening.


Today: Mostly Sunny, Chilly. Highs in the mid 40s. Winds: N/E 5-15

Tonight: Mainly Clear, Cold. Lows near 30. Winds: E/S 5-10

Tomorrow: AM Sun, PM Clouds, Warmer, Breezy. Highs in the mid 40s. Winds: S/SW 5-15G25


Weather & Health 

Pollen: Moderate-High (Juniper, Birch, Sycamore)

UV Index: 6 (High)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Low


Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

March 23rd

2003 Severe Thunderstorms: Sussex Co, Colonial Heights – Wind Damage Reported



For weather updates on Facebook: MylesHendersonWTKR

Follow me on Twitter: @MHendersonWTKR

Follow me on Instagram: @MylesHendersonWTKR

Check out the Interactive Radar on Interactive Radar


Click here to sign up for email alerts from the First Warning Storm Team.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.