Friday’s First Warning Forecast: Feeling like the triple digits this weekend
Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast
Heat and humidity continue to build… Highs will return to the low 90s today with afternoon heat index values in the mid 90s. We will see mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies today with an isolated shower or storm possible this afternoon to early evening.
Highs will reach the mid 90s on Saturday with an afternoon heat index near 100. We will see a mix of sun and clouds on Saturday with an isolated shower/storm possible.
The heat continues for Sunday with highs in the low to mid 90s and a heat index in the upper 90s. Our chance for showers/storms will increase slightly by Sunday afternoon as a cold front moves in.
Cooler and less humid air will move in on Monday, behind the cold front. Highs will drop to the mid 80s on Monday with mostly sunny skies. The cool down won’t last long. Highs will warm back to the 90s starting Tuesday.
Today: Mostly Sunny to Partly Cloudy, Isolated Shower/Storm. Highs in the low 90s. Winds: S 5-10
Tonight: Partly Cloudy. Lows in the mid 70s. Winds: S 5-10
Tomorrow: Partly Cloudy, Isolated Shower/Storm. Highs in the mid 90s. Winds: SW 5-10
Weather & Health
Pollen: Low-Medium (Grasses)
UV Index: 9 (Very High)
Air Quality: Moderate (Code Yellow)
Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)
1986 F0 Tornadoes: Gates Co, Chowan Co
No tropical activity at this time.
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