The Calendar Says December, But It Feels Like October!

December 2nd, 2012 at 9:11 pm by under Weather

It is hard to believe it is the holiday season! It certainly has not felt like December this past weekend. The official high at the Norfolk airport on Saturday was 60 degrees. High temperatures this afternoon are pictured below:

Sunday’s High Temperatures

With the help of our southwesterly winds, we will see highs in the upper 60s on Monday and highs near 70 degrees on Tuesday. Keep in mind that our normal high temperature for this time of year is 56 degrees. Moisture levels will be increasing out ahead of our next storm system. So, we could see another round of patchy fog develop early Monday morning. You may want to allow for a little bit of extra travel time early tomorrow morning.

Clouds Moving In Tonight

A storm system will be passing to our north tonight. A few showers are developing way out ahead of the front. Since most of the energy with this system is staying to the north, we don’t expect to see much in the form of rain. If we do see a few showers, it will probably be across the Northern Neck and Eastern Shore. The rain will be very light if we see any at all.

Slight chance for a stray shower overnight.

This weak cold front is essentially going to be a wind shift line as it crosses Hampton Roads. This front could make it as far south as the Southside tomorrow, switching winds to the north and northeast for a few hours. But we are not going to cool off whatsoever. Look for highs in the upper 60s Monday afternoon with highs close to 70 degrees Tuesday afternoon. But the warm weather will not last for too much longer. We are already tracking our next strong cold front, which is located across the Pacific Northwest.

Next Cold Front to Impact Hampton Roads

This cold front will arrive on Wednesday bringing a chance for showers along with it. Wednesday and Thursday will be much cooler. High temperatures will drop a good 20 degrees behind the front. So until Wednesday enjoy the 60s and 70s! Or if you prefer the cooler weather, get excited for Thursday when highs could drop into the 40s and 50s!

-Meteorologist Tiffany Savona

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