First Alert Forecast: seasonably cool start to spring midweek ahead of warming trend

First Alert Forecast: seasonably cool start to spring midweek ahead of warming trend
Source: WECT

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - A nice Monday evening to you! Hope you and yours had a nice St. Patrick’s Day weekend! The week ahead features the start of astronomical spring with the vernal equinox at Wednesday, March 20 at 5:58 p.m. local time. As you check out your First Alert Forecast for this transitional week, please note the following highlights...

- Cool afternoons, chilly nights... for most of the upcoming week afternoon highs and overnight lows will be below normal.

- Bundle up at the bus stop... early morning temperatures may feature some frosty 30s and chilly 40s. However, odds for a stray shower will be low.

- Odds for showers... enjoy plenty of dry time over the next several days. The best chance for passing showers will be Wednesday or Thursday as a coastal low sweeps by. Any totals will be light and very little pollen will be washed away.

- Gaining daylight... days have more than 12 hours of daylight now: Monday’s sunset is 7:21 p.m., Tuesday’s sunrise is 7:17 a.m. and sunset is 7:22 p.m.

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