First Alert Forecast: warmer winds to whisk gusty showers through the Cape Fear Region...

First Alert Forecast: warmer winds to whisk gusty showers through the Cape Fear Region...
The latest from your First Alert Weather Team (Source: WECT)

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Good Wednesday evening to you! Get ready for a good rain chance late tonight and early Thursday followed by a return to cooler and dry conditions to close the week. A gusty and showery cold front remains likely to zip through the region tomorrow morning. A few embedded storms are possible for the morning commute so allow a little extra time. Catch details on this and more in your First Alert Planning Forecast, and please especially consider these angles about the upcoming gusty and showery cold front:

RAIN CHANCES: 50% Wednesday evening, 90% Thursday morning, 30% Thursday afternoon.

RAIN TOTALS: half an inch to one inch likely, locally up to two inches possible. Roadway ponding is possible; flooding is unlikely.

SEVERE STORM POTENTIAL: quite low. A clap or two of thunder is possible but damaging wind and hail is unlikely.

BACKGROUND WINDS: south, turning west between Wednesday and Thursday. Speeds: generally 10 to 20 mph. Gusts: 30+ mph.

Thanks for staying alert and in tune with your interactive radar and local forecast on your WECT Weather App!

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