NWS Wakefield Severe Weather Briefing #5
Strong Storms and Gusty Winds Expected Monday
See the attached briefing highlighting the risk areas and timing for strong to severe storms late tonight and Monday.
Threats: Damaging winds are the main threat. However, a few tornadoes are possible as well. Even outside of any storms, strong, gusty winds are then expected during the day on Monday before diminishing Monday evening.
Location: Entire area.
Timing: Showers and thunderstorms will approach from the west late tonight. Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms will then move across our area Monday morning into Monday afternoon.
Overview and Impacts:
⦁ Scattered showers & thunderstorms are expected early Monday morning west of I-95, continuing into early Monday afternoon along the coast.
⦁ Damaging winds are the primary threat with any storms, but a few tornadoes are possible as well.
⦁ On Monday, winds are expected to gust to 55-60 mph across the Lower Eastern Shore outside of any thunderstorm, with 45-50 mph gusts elsewhere.
⦁ These high winds will result in downed trees/power lines, causing numerous power outages.
⦁ Marine: Storm Warnings are in effect for the northern coastal waters late tonight-Monday, with Gale Warnings now in effect across the remainder of the marine area.
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National Weather Service - Wakefield, VA