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Dominic Brown’s Live VIPIR Forecast

Nice weather on tap for the weekend….If you have outdoor weekend plans, weather conditions are looking pretty decent. On Saturday, we’ll see a mix of sun and clouds as high pressure builds in from the north.  High temperatures will be in the mid 80s, with relatively low humidity through the day. On Sunday, we’ll likely see a few more clouds across the sunshine. A couple of isolated late day showers or storms are possible. High temperatures will climb into the mid and upper 80s. We’ll start next week with partly cloudy skies and an isolated storm. But by the middle to latter part of the week, all eyes will be on the path of Tropical Storm Erika. We could see some impacts from the storm, all depending on Erika’s track. We’ll keep a close eye on it through next week.

 

Friday Night: Mostly Clear and Comfortable. Low temperatures in the mid and upper 60s. Winds: E 5-10 mph.

Saturday: Sun and Clouds. Warm.  High temperatures in the mid 80s. Winds: NE 5-10 mph.

Sunday: Partly Sunny and Warm. Isolated Shower/Storm (20%). High temperatures in the mid and upper 80s. Winds: SE 5-10 mph.

 

Tropical Update

2:00 PM AST Fri Aug 28
Location: 17.7°N 70.2°W
Moving: W at 18 mph
Min pressure: 1009 mb
Max sustained: 50 mph

The center of Tropical Storm Erika is just south of the Dominican Republic. Erika is centered about 60 miles SW of Santo Domingo, Dominica Republic. Erika is moving west at 18 mph. The storm is expected to take a  west-northwest track over the next couple of days. The center of Erika will move over the Dominican Republic and Haiti today, near the Turks and Caicos Islands tonight and near the central and northwestern Bahamas Saturday. Some weakening is forecast tonight as Erika moves over land, followed by little change in strength through Saturday night. Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 150 miles to the east of the center.

 

High/Low Tide at Sewells Point for Saturday

L: 3:08 am, 3:27 pm

H: 9:13 am, 9:42 pm

 

Weather & Health for Saturday

Pollen: Moderate-High (Ragweed, Grasses)

UV Index: Very High

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Very High

 

Friday in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

1992 F0 Tornado: Dorchester Co

 

Dominic Brown

Meteorologist

WTKR-TV NewsChannel 3

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