First Alert Forecast: astronomical winter to finish coolly

First Alert Forecast: astronomical winter to finish coolly
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WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Hello! Hope you and yours had a nice St. Patrick's Day weekend! The week ahead features the start of astronomical spring with the vernal equinox at Wednesday, March 20 at 5:58 p.m. local time. As you check out your First Alert Forecast for this transitional week, please note the following highlights...

Cool days: At or below-average daily high temperatures in the 50s and 60s should rule the week.

Nippy daybreak temperatures: Early week nights and dawns will have some frosty-cold 30s mixing with 40s.

Mostly dry: A coast-scraping storm system will briefly and modestly enhance rain odds midweek.

Days have more than 12 hours of daylight now: Monday’s sunrise is 7:18 a.m. and sunset is 7:22 p.m.

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