First Alert Forecast: mild and rainy start to the week

Your First Alert forecast for Monday evening Feb. 24, 2020

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Good Monday evening to you and thanks for checking in! After some sorely-needed weekend sun, a soggy front is likely to ladle another 0.5 to 1.5 inches of unneeded rain onto the Cape Fear Region between Monday and Wednesday.

Through Tuesday: rain chances will stay elevated as the last full week of February begins. Odds Monday and Tuesday: 60%, Monday night: 80-90%.

Through Wednesday: odds for showers will hover near 40% Tuesday night and Wednesday. This time around temperatures in the 40s, 50s, and 60s will ensure zero snow mixing chances with this rain system.

A cold front will cross the Carolinas late in the week which will bring a frostier and drier trend. High temperatures through the weekend will stay consistent but slightly below normal with afternoon tempertures mainly in the 50s and overnight lows in the chilly 30s.

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