WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Good Wednesday evening to you and thanks for checking into your First Alert Forecast for the Cape Fear Region! Headlines include a potentially frosty Thursday morning and, thanks to a developing coastal low pressure system, a return to rain chances by the end of the week. But what is right in front on you is, by November standards, remarkably cold weather Wednesday! Sun will do its best to bring warmth, but air of arctic origin will resist its efforts.
Wednesday night: temperatures to sink back through the 40s and 30s - especially after sunset at 5:08. Winds will subside a little but still may provide an extra chill factor at times.
Thursday: patchy frost will be possible in the morning and skies will trend partly cloudy through the afternoon. A stray shower will be possible during the afternoon before odds increase later in the day. Highs will mainly be in the upper 50s with lows in the upper 40s.
Friday and weekend: a coastal low will begin to spin rain across the Cape Fear Region - rain chances will spike to 80% Friday, 70% Saturday, and 40% Sunday. Temperatures will stay below normal with highs in the 50s and lows in the 40s.
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