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First Alert Weather: Bitterly cold air likely through midweek!

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WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - An intensely cold air mass of arctic origin will control our weather through midweek. With the extraordinary cold, please dress in warm layers and be considerate of cold-sensitive people, pets, plants, and pipes. Details...

* The National Weather Service continues a Wind Chill Advisory for all of southeastern North Carolina effective from Monday night into Tuesday morning. *

MONDAY NIGHT: Expect clear or mostly clear skies and bitterly cold conditions. Temperatures will settle into late-night lows in the upper 10s to around 20, but with brisk northwest winds of 15 to 20+mph, wind chill values will frequently dip to between -5 and 15. 
 
TUESDAY: Despite sunshine, temperatures will only likely reach the upper 20s and lower 30s in the afternoon. Average is 50s! What's more: continued brisk northwest winds of 10 to 15+mph will frequently pin wind chill values down to the 10s and 20s. 
 
EXTENDED FORECAST: Wednesday will begin with a record low near 15, but sunshine should boost afternoon temperatures to the 40s. 50s and 60s are likely for highs starting Thursday and going into the weekend. Daily rain chances: 30% Thu through Sat and 60% for Sunday.   
 
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