WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Good Wednesday evening to you and thanks for checking in! A strong fall cold front is the lead actor in your First Alert Forecast for the Cape Fear Region: it will approach on Halloween before blustering through Thursday night. Check out your seven-day forecast for Wilmington right here and, as you do, please note these highlights:
- Steamy for trick-or-treating... Expect temperatures in the 70s, dew points at least as high as the sticky 60s, and the risk of a stray shower. Sunset is 6:19.
-Severe thunderstorm chance...After trick or treating early Thursday evening a narrow but intense line of storms will likely move into the region after 10 p.m. There is a marginal to slight risk of a few severe thunderstorms.
- Temperatures tank by Friday... After a toasty Halloween, a line of showers and chilly northwest winds will set temperatures on a colder course - 40s and 50s - by Friday morning.
- Readings to keep falling for “fall back” weekend... Expect even deeper-down 40s for low temperatures Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights. Don’t forget to change your clocks!
- Subtropical Storm Rebekah formed Wednesday evening in the north Atlantic. Rebekah will continue on an easterly track moving over cool ocean waters and dissipate by the end of the week.
And also worth remembering: you can do deeper into next month with a ten-day forecast tailored to your specific location on your free WECT Weather App!