First Alert Forecast: warm Friday with a big weekend cool down

Your First Alert Forecast for Thursday evening Mar. 12, 2020

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Good Thursday evening to you and thanks for checking into your First Alert Forecast! Wilmington has hit 70+ temperatures for four straight days and, as a balmy air mass continues to bathe the Cape Fear Region through Friday will certainly make number five. The spring air may sponsor a stray pop-up shower but fair, dry skies ought to be the rule. Tree pollen counts, including sniffly oak and powdery pine grains, will stay high through the period.

A cold front remains on-track to wedge in this weekend. Expect cooler northeast breezes to ratchet daily high temperatures downward to the 60s Saturday and 50s Sunday. Shower chances will trend upward, too: 10% Saturday and 50% Sunday. Look for more shower chances as the new work week begins along with another warming trend. Catch these details and more in your seven-day forecast for Wilmington here. Or, tap into your WECT Weather App for a full ten-day forecast for any location you choose! Thank you for trusting your First Alert Weather Team and have a great week!

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