Wednesday’s First Warning Forecast: Heat, humidity and storms return Thursday

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

Heat and humidity will make a comeback starting Thursday. Highs will climb to the low 90s with more humidity. Afternoon heat index values will reach to near 100. Scattered showers and storms will return for Thursday, mainly in the afternoon to evening. A few of the storms could be severe, producing damaging winds. Friday will be very similar with highs in the 90s, heat index in the triple digits, and scattered showers/storms.

It will still be hot and humid this weekend with highs in the upper 80s to low 90s. We will see a nice mix of sun and clouds with lower rain chances.


Tonight: Partly Cloudy. Lows in the low 70s. Winds: SE/S 5-10

Tomorrow: Partly Sunny, Scattered Showers/Storms. Highs near 90. Winds: S 5-10


Weather & Health 

Pollen: Medium (Grasses)

UV Index: 10 (Very High)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Extreme


Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

July 10th

1959 F1 Tornado: Portsmouth

1975 F1 Tornado: Nottoway Co

1990 F0 Tornado: Mecklenburg Co



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