First Alert Forecast: coldest air of the season arrives Wednesday morning

Your First Alert Forecast for Tuesday evening Nov. 12, 2019

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Good Tuesday evening to you and thanks for checking into a very dynamic First Alert Forecast! As the sharpest cold front so far in the autumn season slices across the Cape Fear Region Tuesday, your WECT Weather App interactive radar and hour-by-hour forecast should come in handy. And no-doubt, you will want your umbrella and heavy jacket on stand-by for...

Skies ought to have cleared by Wednesday morning, but you will be stepping outside to freezing temperatures in the upper 20s and lower 30s and humbling wind chill values as low as the upper 10s and lower 20s. Any stray leftover puddles may turn a little icy but the vast majority of surfaces ought to have had time to dry before the coldest air arrives.

Wednesday afternoon likely will feature a low maximum high in the mid 40s in the Port City with a stiff northerly breeze. After another frosty start Thursday morning, highs will recover the mid and upper 50s Thursday afternoon as the Arctic cold retreats. A late week coastal low brings another good rain chance for Friday and Saturday.

Check out even more weather action in your seven-day forecast for Wilmington right here or, anytime you want, tap to a ten-day forecast tailored to your ZIP Code on your WECT Weather App!

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