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First Warning Forecast: Tracking sunshine and temps in the 90s

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Tracking sunshine and temps in the 90s….We are tracking plenty of sunshine this week, along with temperatures in the 90s.

As we move through our Monday night, expect quiet conditions.  We’ll see mainly clear skies. Low temperatures will be in the mid 50s.

On Tuesday, as high pressure builds over the area, we’ll continue to see plenty of sunshine and warming temperatures. Highs will be in the upper 70s and lower 80s. Wednesday brings more sunshine as high temperatures soar to near 90 by afternoon. We’re forecasting highs in the low 90s on Thursday as well under mostly sunny skies.

By Friday, highs will creep back into the mid to upper 80s. We’ll likely see a few more clouds and possibly an isolated shower or storm in advance of our next weather system.  Scattered showers and storms are more likely, though, for Saturday and Sunday. Highs will be in the lower 80s.



Tonight: Clear Skies. Lows in the mid 50s. Winds: NW 5-10 mph.

Tuesday: Mostly Sunny and Warm. Highs in the upper 70s and lower 80s. Winds: N/E 5-10 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly Sunny. Warmer. Highs near 90. Winds: SW 5-10 mph.


Weather & Health for Tuesday 

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

UV Index: Very High

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Moderate


Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

2005 Severe Thunderstorms: East Central VA, Southeast VA – Hail 0.75″-2.00″



Dominic Brown
First Warning Meteorologist
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