First Alert Forecast: strong front to bring rain, slice temps

Your First Alert Forecast from Fri. morning, Jan. 15, 2021

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Good to see you! Your First Alert Forecast for Friday and the MLK holiday weekend hinges on the approach and passage of a strong cold front.

Ahead of the front, fading sunshine and feisty south breezes will give temperatures enough fuel to reach the upper 50s and lower 60s for highs Friday afternoon. If you have late afternoon or evening plans, watch for a solid or broken line of showers and downpours as the front makes its closest pass. Behind the departing front, the weekend ought to have dry skies, chillier daytime high temperatures in the upper 40s and lower 50s, and frosty or freezing nighttime lows in the upper 20s and lower 30s.

Catch these details and more in your seven-day forecast for Wilmington right here. Or, extend your outlook to a full ten days for any spot you choose with your WECT Weather App!

7-day Forecast

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