WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - A slow moving front brought significant rain to much of southeast North Carolina overnight. One to two inch rainfall totals were pretty common across the area yesterday afternoon through the overnight hours.
Elizabethtown picked up almost two and half inches of rain. The highest rainfall totals according to estimates from First Alert Digital Doppler occurred in southeast Columbus county south of Lake Waccamaw and Brunswick. Rainfall totals in excess of three inches fell in rural portions of the county along state highways 905 and 130.
Rainfall totals were pretty impressive in Brunswick and New Hanover counties too. A CoCoRaHS observer in Leland recorded 1.86 inches of rain and at ILM airport almost an inch and a half of rain fell.
As this front clears the area we expect any rain to end Thursday afternoon. Beautiful weather arrives for the July 4th weekend!