WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - More substantial sun intervals will help bring higher temperatures midweek. Late in the week and into the weekend, a slow-moving storm system will bring a renewed coverage of clouds and chances for scattered showers.
TUESDAY NIGHT FORECAST: Under variable clouds, temperatures will trend down to the upper 50s and lower 60s for late-night low temperatures. Patches of mist are possible and fog patches may form late. Winds will be light and northerly.
WEDNESDAY FORECAST: Fog is possible to start. Otherwise, expect a mix of clouds and sun with light north or west breezes. Shower chance will be near 0% and temperatures will likely climb to highs in the upper 70s (locally near 80?).
EXTENDED FORECAST HIGHLIGHTS: Said slow-moving storm system will bring cloud intervals and rain chances in the 30 - 40% range from Thursday night into the weekend. Temperatures should consistently reach the 70s for highs.
TROPICAL OUTLOOK: New tropical storm formation is not likely in the Atlantic Basin (including the Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean Sea, and Atlantic Ocean itself) though the middle parts of this week.
HURRICANE SEASON 75% OVER: Through October 15, the Atlantic Basin has produced 11 total tropical systems in 2013 (including 2 hurricanes and 0 major hurricanes). Hurricane season officially ends November 30.
First Alert Meteorologists Gannon Medwick, Colin Hackman, Eric Davis, and Iisha Scott will keep you updated.
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