First Alert Forecast: heat rolls on, tropics stirring up

Your First Alert Forecast for Tuesday evening Sep. 10, 2019

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Good Tuesday evening to you! It is September 10: the statistical peak of Atlantic Hurricane season and, as you would expect, there is tropical weather activity. For one, Post- Tropical Cyclone Gabrielle is riding the westerlies toward Great Britain where it will bring late-week rain. In the lower latitudes, three eastern Atlantic tropical waves of low pressure will continue to propagate westward toward the Caribbean. These features, per the National Hurricane Center, carry low to medium development odds. While there are neither immediate nor definable tropical weather threats to the Carolinas right now, day-to-day vigilance is necessary this time of year!

Here at home, your First Alert Forecast for the next several days features slightly above normal temperatures through the end of the week. Odds for a shower or storm will be near 10-20% through Friday then slightly click up to 30% over the weekend. Catch your still-summery First Alert seven-day forecast for Wilmington right here. And remember, you can generate a ten-day forecast tailored to your location anytime on your WECT Weather App!

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