First Alert Forecast: how long will the dry spell last?

Your First Alert Forecast from Fri. Afternoon, Mar. 5, 2021

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Hello and welcome! Friday looks good on you! Your First Alert Forecast opens with a bright but brisk Friday across the Cape Fear Region with sunshine and a moderate north breeze. Afternoon high temperatures will mainly be in the middle 50s which is about 15 degrees lower than Thursday.

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 temperatures in the 40s and 50s and a near-freezing Saturday night likely.

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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