First Alert Forecast: Thursday and Thursday night severe threat coming into focus

Your First Alert Forecast for Wednesday evening Feb. 5, 2020

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Good Wednesday evening to you and thanks for checking in! Your First Alert Forecast goes from balmy and spring-like Wednesday evening to brisk and seasonably cool Friday... and a sharp, dynamic cold front will be the agent of change. You should stay alert for active weather, most especially Thursday and Thursday night, including...

- numerous showers, isolated poor-drainage flood-inducing downpours, and total rainfall possibly exceeding one inch.

- isolated thunderstorm cells or line segments with brief bouts of lightning, intense winds, and/ or small hail.

- whipping southwesterly winds with gusts over 30 mph, even independent of any of the strong or severe showers or storms.

Hopefully, severe storms will fail to develop but, just in case, please set your WECT Weather App to your location so any necessary weather bulletins can find you.

Expect a brief cool down for Friday and Saturday as any showers or storm quickly wind down early Friday morning. More spring-like warmth returns for next week.

Catch your seven-day forecast for Wilmington here. And remember, for your location-specific ten-day forecast, you can always tap right back into your WECT Weather App!

7-day Forecast

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