First Alert Forecast: next round of rain arrives Friday

Your First Alert forecast for Thursday evening Dec. 12, 2019

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Good Thursday evening to you and thanks for checking into your First Alert Forecast for the Cape Fear Region! Clouds will increase tonight with the approach of our next storm from the southwest. A few showers are possible late tonight as temperatures will dip down to around 40.

A large low pressure system is poised to bring a rapid return of rain chances: 20% Thursday night, 80% Friday, 80% Friday night, and 40% Saturday. Reduced visibility and roadway ponding is likely, so please travel with care. An inch or more if rain appears likely and a clap of thunder is possible.

In your extended forecast, a transient high pressure system looks to carve a dry and at least partially sunny weather window for Sunday and Monday before another juicy rain front brings healthy 60% shower odds for Tuesday. As of now, that front looks speedy enough to bring back drier air by Wednesday.

Through it all, temperatures ought to stay high enough to preclude wintry precipitation. Line up all these concepts in your First Alert seven-day forecast for Wilmington right here. And don’t forget, you can get a full ten-day forecast for wherever you are in the Cape Fear Region - or beyond - on your WECT Weather App!

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