WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - A high pressure system will bring dry and seasonably chilly weather through Monday night. A gradual warm-up will precede the passage of a Thursday cold front. Post-front: a pleasant fall weekend appears likely!
MONDAY NIGHT: Expect clear to partly cloudy skies and northeast breezes of 0 to 10mph inland and 5 to 15mph near the coast. Temperatures will hold mainly in the lower 40s inland and mainly in the upper 40s to near 50 near the coast.
ELECTION TUESDAY: Clouds will break for a few sun intervals but they may also deliver on a spotty shower or two. Temperatures will grow to highs mainly in the middle and upper 60s amid continued northeast breezes.
MIDWEEK: Expect mainly clouds but moderating temperatures as a southerly breeze becomes established. Highs Wednesday: mainly upper 60s and low 70s. Highs Thursday: 70s. Shower chances: near 20% for Wednesday, near 50% for Thursday.
FRIDAY AND THROUGH VETERANS DAY: Expect sunny or mostly sunny days with seasonably cool highs mainly in the 60s and seasonably chilly nights mainly in the 40s. Rain chances will likely stay near 0% through the period.
TROPICS: New tropical storm development is not expected in the Atlantic Basin (including the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea, and Gulf of Mexico) through midweek. November is the final official month of Atlantic hurricane season.
First Alert Meteorologists Gannon Medwick, Colin Hackman, Eric Davis, and Iisha Scott will keep you updated.
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