WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Good Monday to you! Hurricane Barry swirled into Louisiana this past weekend but the coming week will feature zero tropical threats to the United States. Like a packet of dye bleeding through a bucket of water, remnant moisture from Barry will eventually spread into the Carolinas and help support summertime thunderstorm chances. For this Monday, though, storm chances will be low for the Cape Fear Region... and heat will be the big story!
- Expect more sizzling sun than cooling storms through our 8:23 p.m. sunset.
- Afternoon temperatures will crest mainly in the lower and middle 90s.
- Heat index values will likely swell to 100 to 105 in the afternoon.
- Light offshore breezes will mitigate any cooling sea breezes.
Catch your First Alert seven-day planning forecast for Wilmington right here and remember: you can grab a ten-day forecast tailored to your location any time on your WECT Weather App!