WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Happy Friday! Thanks for checking into your First Alert Forecast. The forecast is looking warm and summery as Highway 6 stops in White Lake today. Stay Hydrated, remember the sun screen, and be sure to stop by and say hi!
In this forecast period, daily chances for showers and storms stay low while temperatures fly high as a summery high pressure ridge builds and delivers a sun and south breeze combination to the Cape Fear Region. Forecast highs for Friday, the weekend, and next week will have a higher baseline than average for mid-May:
- 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!