First Alert Forecast: Fall temperatures, elevated rain chances to start the week

Your First Alert forecast from Sun. morning, Oct. 6, 2019

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Good Sunday to you! I hope you have been enjoying your weekend so far. I also hope you’re enjoying these cooler temperatures! In some backyards, it’s 15-20 degrees cooler compared to Thursday and Friday afternoon, thanks to a back door cold front!

Temperatures will gradually increase from the upper 70s Sunday to the lower 80s by Monday. A few pop up showers or storms are possible Sunday and grow Monday ahead of a second cold front that will move across the region. Temperatures should drop again Tuesday to the upper 70s and remain there through week’s end.

There are no imminent tropical storm threats to the Carolinas, as the Tropics remain quiet to start the week. However, The National Hurricane Center is watching two areas of interest, in a pair of developing low pressure systems. One of those systems could develop between the U.S. East Coast and Bermuda, and the other along a front between Bermuda and the Azores Islands. Development of subtropical or tropical characteristics respectively, are possible by midweek. We’ll continue to keep you updated, and as always, thanks for staying vigilant as we continue through the final third of the Atlantic Hurricane Season.

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