First Alert Forecast: storm threat winding down this evening, hot days ahead

Your First Alert forecast for Wednesday evening Aug. 7, 2019

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Good Wednesday evening to you! A fiery high pressure ridge is developing over the Cape Fear Region. Isolated strong thunderstorms have wound down for this evening, highlighted by funnel cloud and a possible tornado spotted earlier in southeast Pender County.

In other weather news: the Atlantic Basin remains refreshingly free of developing tropical storms and hurricanes and, in August, that is always an extra special thing to be able to say.

Catch your toasty seven-day planning forecast for Wilmington right here. And remember: you can always generate a ten-day forecast tailored to your location on your WECT Weather App!

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