First Alert Forecast: Sunday showers, Christmastime storms

Your First Alert Forecast from Sun. morning, Dec. 20, 2020

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Good Sunday to you! Your First Alert Forecast opens with a showery Sunday across the Cape Fear Region, though some sun may punch through the gloomy clouds in the afternoon. Cool, stable temperatures in the 40s and 50s ought to prevent any strong storms from developing.

Your First Alert Forecast goes on to feature a chance to see the “Christmas Star” Monday evening. A clearing trend between Monday and Monday night ought to support the viewing of the “star”, which is actually an exceptionally close merger of the planets Jupiter and Saturn in the southwestern sky.

The longer range of your First Alert Forecast showcases a strong cold front with plummeting temperatures between Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Odds for gusty showers and storms: 40% Thursday morning, 60% Thursday afternoon, 60% Thursday night, 40% Friday morning, and 20% Friday afternoon.

Catch details on these items and more in your seven-day forecast for Wilmington – pictured right here. Or, extend your outlook to ten days for any location you want with your WECT Weather App. In any case, plan to stay with your First Alert Weather Team for updates on that Christmastime storm front!

7-day Forecast

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