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First Alert Forecast: fall is here and it sure feels like it!

A Canadian high pressure system will continue to deliver cool air to Southeastern North Carolina for much of the period. A low pressure system will skirt to our south Wednesday into Thursday. With it, a few (mainly light) showers are possible.

MONDAY NIGHT FORECAST: Under mostly clear skies and with light northeast breezes, temperatures will fall fast and far! By sunrise Tuesday, inland areas will likely have upper 40s and low 50s with upper 50s and low 60s for the beaches.

EXTENDED FORECAST:  Rain chances will remain near 0% for Tuesday with highs mainly in the upper 70s. Rain chances will trend to near 30% Wednesday into Thursday with continued highs in the 70s. The weekend looks dry or mostly dry with daily highs in the 70s to low 80s.

TROPICAL AREAS OF INTEREST:

No tropical storms are expected to develop in the Atlantic Basin - including the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea - in the next 3 to 5 days. 

First Alert Meteorologists Gannon Medwick, Colin Hackman, Eric Davis, and Iisha Scott will keep you updated.

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