First Alert Weather: cold front to bring stormy and then cooler - WECT, weather & sports Wilmington, NC

First Alert Weather: cold front to bring stormy and then cooler weather

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - A strong cold front will bring rainy and stormy weather Tuesday and then a shot of much cooler temperatures for much of the rest of the work week. Details...

MONDAY NIGHT: Expect mostly cloudy skies (cloud coverage near 80% may hamper viewing of the lunar eclipse around 3:45am). A shower or thunderstorm is possible. Temperatures will likely remain in the 60s with mild south breezes.

TUESDAY: Expect clouds, brisk and balmy south breezes, and a scattered to numerous showers and locally strong, gusty thunderstorms. Stay aware for the possibility of severe weather! Highs: mainly upper 70s.

TUESDAY NIGHT: Much cooler! Northwest breezes will bring chilly air with late-night lows likely in the 40s. Also expect a risk of a few evening showers then rapidly clearing skies overnight.

MIDDLE AND LATE WEEK HIGHLIGHTS: Wednesday through Friday will feature cool daytime temperatures mainly in the 50s and 60s and chilly nighttime temperatures in the 30s and 40s. A hard freeze is very unlikely.

EASTER WEEKEND HIGHLIGHTS: Expect a risk of scattered showers - more especially Saturday versus Easter Sunday. Daytime temperatures: mainly 60s and 70s. Easter sunrise times: around 6:40.


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