Maddie’s First Warning Forecast: Heat and humidity on the rise
Meteorologist Maddie Kirker’s First Warning Forecast
After a nice and less humid day, skies will stay dry overnight under partly cloudy skies with lows in the low 70s.
The heat returns tomorrow and will continue to increase each day through the end of the week. Highs will return to low 90s Thursday and Friday with afternoon heat index values in the mid to upper 90s. Expect mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies with slim to none rain chances.
The hottest day of the forecast period will be Saturday. Afternoon heat index values will climb to near 100. We’ll see a mix of sun and clouds on Saturday with low rain chances.
Our dry stretch will likely end Sunday when our chance of showers/storms increases during the afternoon as a cold front moves in. Cooler and less humid air will move in on Monday, behind the cold front.
Weather & Health
Pollen: Low-Medium (Grasses)
UV Index: 9 (Very High)
Air Quality: Good (Code Green)
Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)
1954 Tornado: Essex Co
1961 F0 Tornado: Southampton Co
1988 F0 Tornado: Caroline Co
No tropical activity at this time.
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