WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - A high pressure system will bring low rain chances and above-average temperatures for Halloween. Then, a cold front will bring higher rain chances for Friday and part of the weekend.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY: Expect variable clouds, a chance of fog (primarily early Thursday morning), a slight chance of a shower, nighttime temperatures in the 50s and 60s, and Thursday afternoon highs in the 70s to around 80.
TRICK-OR-TREAT TIME: A shower could impact some routes, but most neighborhoods will hang on to dry weather with temperatures mainly in the mid 70s at 5pm, low 70s at 6pm, and near 70 at 7pm. Sunset: just after 6pm.
FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT: South breezes of 10 to 20mph will whisk moisture into the area for clouds and showers. Chance of rain will grow to above 50% late Friday into Friday night. A stray gusty thunderstorm could mix. Temperatures: mainly 70s during the day.
WEEKEND: Showers may linger for part of Saturday, but most of the weekend will be dry. Temperatures will reach the 70s Saturday but cooler 60s are likely for Sunday. Saturday night: 2am "falls back" to 1am as Daylight Saving Time ends. Mind your clocks and smoke detectors!
TROPICAL OUTLOOK: New tropical storm development is not expected in the Atlantic, Caribbean Sea or the Gulf of Mexico for October's final day and the first several days of November.
First Alert Meteorologists Gannon Medwick, Colin Hackman, Eric Davis, and Iisha Scott will keep you updated.
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