First Alert Forecast: a chilly rain, then just chilly

Your First Alert Forecast from Thu. morning, Mar. 5, 2020

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Good Thursday to you! Thanks for checking in. Your First Alert Forecast continues to feature a soggy system in the short-term and a nice and dry but chilly weekend high. Forecast highlights include...

- widespread gloomy clouds and cool, dreary rain Thursday. With an inch or more of additional rain probable, watch for localized poor-drainage flooding. Put on some hot soup and, if you have to travel, exercise caution.

- quick drying and gradual clearing on brisk breezes Friday. With aggressive northwest winds of 10 to 20 mph and a few 30+ gusts even possible, consider securing loose items - like trash cans and recycle bins - around your property.

- dryness and sun but cool temperatures for “spring forward” weekend. Lots of Saturday night considerations: set clocks ahead one hour, check smoke and carbon monoxide detector batteries, and cover sensitive plants for possible frost.

Catch your seven-day forecast for Wilmington right here. And remember, you can tap into a full ten-day forecast - any time you like and for any location you choose - on your always-free WECT Weather App!

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