First Alert Forecast: Chilly and dry for first spring weekend

First Alert Forecast: Chilly and dry for first spring weekend
Your Saturday afternoon surface map (Source: WECT)

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Good Saturday to you and thanks for checking in for your First Alert Forecast! The Cape Fear Region's next rain chances will hold off until early next week - 30% Monday, 50% Tuesday, and 10% Wednesday - so the weekend should offer nice opportunities to work or play outside. A couple of dry and cool high pressure systems will govern the forecast...

Saturday: expect mostly sunny skies, breezy northwest winds mainly 10 to 15 mph, and afternoon highs mainly in the lower and middle 60s.

Saturday night: mostly clear, northwest winds around 5 mph, potentially frosty or near-freezing lows in the 30s. The National Weather Service has hoisted a Frost Advisory for Bladen and Robeson counties, along with a Freeze Watch for Pender County from 2 a.m. - 9 a.m. Sunday. Be sure to cover any sensitive crops or plants you may have.

Sunday: mostly sunny, variable winds mainly 5 to 10 mph, afternoon highs mainly in the upper 60s to around 70.

Have a good weekend! And remember to check for forecast updates anytime, on your terms, on your free WECT Weather App.

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