First Alert Forecast: temperatures set to soar

Your First Alert Forecast from Thu. morning, May 16, 2019

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Good Thursday to you and thanks for checking into your First Alert Forecast! In this forecast period, daily rain chances stay low while temperatures fly high as a summery high pressure ridge delivers a sun and south breeze combination to the Cape Fear Region. Thursday will feature mainly lower 80s but forecast highs for Friday, the weekend, and next week will have a higher baseline:

- mainly middle 80s for beaches, barrier islands, and Intracoastal Waterway communities

- upper 80s and lower 90s for the Highway 17 corridor, including the Wilmington Metro Area

- mainly lower to possibly, at times, middle 90s for communities farther inland

Catch your First Alert Forecast for the next seven days for Wilmington right here. Of course, you can tap into a full ten-day forecast tailored to your ZIP Code on your WECT Weather App!

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