First Alert Forecast: dry times are here but how long can it last?

Your First Alert forecast for Friday evening Mar. 5, 2021

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Hello and welcome on a Friday evening. Both Thursday and Friday featured lots of sun but behind a strong dry cool front highs in the Port City were 15 degrees cooler today versus Thursday. For the rest of your Friday night look for increasing clouds and lows dipping into lower and middle 30s.

Your First Alert Forecast for the weekend accounts for a glancing batch of Saturday clouds as a rain system streaks across Florida. Skies ought to be clear or mostly clear otherwise. Also, keep your jacket handy this weekend with daytime high temperatures in the 50s and a near-freezing Saturday night likely. Sunday will feature a lot more sunshine but similar afternoon highs in the 50s.

Next week will begin cold but the strong March sunshine will author a significant warming trend. Catch details on that, and a long-lasting dry spell, in your seven-day forecast for Wilmington here. And remember, you can extend your forecast to a full ten days for any spot you choose with your WECT Weather App!

7-day Forecast

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