WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Tropical Storm Chris will circulate unusually dry summer air from the north into the Cape Fear Region Tuesday so, like Monday, humidity levels and rain chances will be lower than average. Chris will accelerate northeastward Wednesday and Thursday allowing a more traditionally humid midsummer air mass to return...
YOUR FORECAST FOR TUESDAY: Enjoy fresh north breezes around 10 mph, afternoon highs in the upper 80s and lower 90s, and low to moderate humidity levels. Sun could mix with a few clouds but, with Chris' moisture firmly offshore, no showers are likely to materialize. Caution at the beach! A moderate to high rip current risk remains.
YOUR LONGER-RANGE FORECAST: Daily highs in the upper 80s to middle 90s will pair with moderate to high humidity levels for a classically summer stretch of weather from Wednesday into the weekend. Nighttime lows will swell back to the 70s, too. Storm chances: 10 to 20% Wednesday, 40 to 50% Thursday, and 20 to 30% for Friday and the weekend.
THE TROPICS: Tropical Storm Chris continues to spin off the Carolina coast. CLICK HERE for a comprehensive update on Chris. Meanwhile, the remnants of Hurricane Beryl will continue to bring squally weather to the northern Caribbean islands; some redevelopment with Beryl is eventually possible. Elsewhere, no tropical storm development is likely.
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