WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Good Wednesday evening to you and thanks for checking into your First Alert Forecast! Through midnight shower chances will continue over SE NC ahead of a strong cold front. Later tonight skies will clear and lows will drop into the lower 40s.
To open your longer-range First Alert Forecast: sunny but sharply cooler Thursday and Friday upon the passage of that front. Thursday will open with temperatures in the brisk 40s; frosty 30s are more likely first thing Friday. Readings ought to peak in the 50s each afternoon. Expect similarly chilly vibes for Leap Day weekend. Dryness will stay the rule with one possible exception: an upper-level disturbance will try to wring out a stray shower or rogue flurry Saturday afternoon.
Longer range we’ll see a return to milder weather early next week. Eventually by Tuesday and Wednesday moisture and rain chances make a comeback.
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