First Alert Forecast: first cold snap arrives

Your First Alert forecast for Friday evening Nov. 8, 2019

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Good Friday evening to you! Thanks for checking in to your First Alert Forecast on this day of changes. In this forecast period, a buckle in the polar jet stream will carve a pathway for cold air to blast through the Cape Fear Region for the weekend and again next week.

Temperatures will plummet to frosty or freezing territory Friday night. The National Weather Service has hoisted Freeze Warnings for our inland counties. Please look to your WECT Weather App for any related alerts and plan to take precautions for sensitive plants and pets through the weekend.

Temperatures will moderate back into the 60s and even close to 70 Sunday and for Veterans Day Monday.

A second cold front is likely to arrive by Tuesday and will almost certainly have passed by Wednesday. Keep a coat at-the-ready and watch for possibly more frost or freeze bulletins.

See the wintry situation in your seven-day First Alert Forecast for Wilmington, and check out a custom 10 day outlook for your zip code right now on your WECT Weather App.

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