First Alert Forecast: cold continues, rain chance to wrap up the week

Your First Alert Forecast for Wednesday evening Dec. 2, 2020

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Hello and thanks for checking into your First Alert Forecast! We saw a wintry day across the Cape Fear Region Wednesday. Temperatures struggled to afternoon highs in the lower 50s (10 degrees below the early December average) as a moderate northwest breeze pinned wind chill values to the 40s.

Your First Alert Forecast continues with a clear and frosty Wednesday night. Think about people, pets, and plants! As winds slacken, temperatures ought to plunge toward lows in the upper 20s and lower 30s by Thursday morning. The average low for Wilmington for December 3 is 41; the record is 22 set way back in 1886.

Your First Alert Forecast in the longer range includes moderating temperatures Thursday and a spike in shower chances on or around Friday night. After that look for another big December surge of cold air headed into next week. Catch these details and more in the forecast for the next seven days for Wilmington here. Or, visit your WECT Weather App for an outlook to ten days for any location you choose!

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