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Nor'easter to impact East Coast Thanksgiving travel

An active weather pattern is shaping up across the eastern U.S. as a nor'easter continues to be forecast to move up the East Coast through early Thursday. This storm will bring precipitation up and down the coast, mostly in the form of rain along coastal areas, with snow expected farther inland. These conditions are expected to impact Thanksgiving travel conditions on Wednesday.
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Portsmouth VA

7 Day Forecast

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Wakefield, VA Local Forecast Office

Overnight

Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Rain

Low: 45 °F

Wednesday

Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Rain

High: 47 °FFalling Temperatures

Wednesday
Night

Chance Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Rain

Low: 35 °F

Thanksgiving
Day

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Showers

High: 44 °F

Thursday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 33 °F

Friday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 44 °F

Friday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 33 °F

Saturday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 54 °F

Saturday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight Rain. Low around 45. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
  • Wednesday Rain, mainly before 4pm. Temperature falling to around 42 by 5pm. Breezy, with a north wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
  • Wednesday Night A chance of rain before 10pm, then a slight chance of rain after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Northwest wind 7 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
  • Thanksgiving Day A chance of showers, mainly between 7am and 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Light west wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
  • Friday Sunny, with a high near 44.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
  • Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
  • Monday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
  • Tuesday Partly sunny, with a high near 56.