First Alert Forecast: welcomed sunshine and dry time to start the week

First Alert Forecast: welcomed sunshine and dry time to start the week
The latest from your First Alert Weather Team (Source: WECT)

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Good Sunday to you! If you’ve had enough of the soggy weather, you will appreciate the upcoming short term forecast! Enjoy plenty of dry time through midweek as high pressure builds in from the northwest. This weekend Wilmington surpassed 100 inches rainfall and more wet weather is on track to arrive late in the week. As you take a look your planning forecast, please take note of these highlights:

- Sunshine… a welcomed transition through the rest of your Sunday into the beginning of the week.

- Rain… the next storm system will arrive by the second half of the week which has the potential to bring more heavy rain. Chief Meteorologist Gannon Medwick has some insight on the epic yearly rain, which you can read about here.

- Temperatures… the week ahead will feature daytime highs in the 50s and 60s. Nighttime temperatures will mainly be in the 40s.

- The planning forecast you see here reflects your WECT Weather App’s Wilmington zone. Tap into the app from your location to see more tailored numbers for you, along with a look ahead to Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

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