First Alert Forecast: after a record high Friday, more weekend heat

Your First Alert forecast for Friday evening Aug. 9, 2019

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Good Friday evening to you! After a record tying high of 99 at ILM Friday, also set in 1979, weekend heat is set to continue over the Cape Fear region. The average high temperature for Wilmington is 89 but your First Alert Forecast for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday features middle and lower 90s! And please be cautious, friends, as heat index values regularly peaking within a few clicks of 100 will no doubt tax you a little extra. Heading into the weekend we’ll see a slight uptick in isolated but potentially stronger thunderstorms. Catch your fiery and mostly rain-free seven-day 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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