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First Alert Forecast: rising temperatures, low rain chances

Expect a warm start to your day Tuesday with temperatures in the upper 50s amid light southeast breezes. (Source: WECT) Expect a warm start to your day Tuesday with temperatures in the upper 50s amid light southeast breezes. (Source: WECT)
The upper level pattern highlights a strong ridge of high pressure stretching up the East Coast which will bring unseasonably warm temperatures. (Source: WECT) The upper level pattern highlights a strong ridge of high pressure stretching up the East Coast which will bring unseasonably warm temperatures. (Source: WECT)
Rain chances will remain on the low end for the next few days. (Source: WECT) Rain chances will remain on the low end for the next few days. (Source: WECT)
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) -

A Dense Fog Advisory is in effect until 10 AM Wednesday morning for southeast North Carolina

An anomalously strong ridge of high pressure will bring mostly dry and unseasonably warm weather to the Carolinas this week. Average daily high and low temperatures for the third and fourth week of February are lower 60s and upper 30s, respectively. Your forecast for...

MONDAY NIGHT: Mostly cloudy skies will carry through overnight. Spotty, mainly light showers or patchy fog may form as low temperatures fall mainly to the upper 50s amid light south breezes. 

TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY: Expect partly cloudy skies and a 10-20% for a stray shower each day. Afternoon high temperatures are set to soar to the upper 70s to near 80 in some backyards, challenging all time highs. Record highs are a followed - Tuesday: 81, Wednesday and Thursday 78. Nighttime lows will be the upper 50s and low 60s. 

THE LONGER RANGE: From Friday through early next week,  middle and lower70s will fill the remainder of the extended forecast. Overnight low temperatures to shrink no farther than the 60s or 50s - so frost will be impossible. Daily rain chances will operate in the 20 to 30% range.

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