First Alert Forecast: a sunny Tuesday ahead, next rain chance in sight

Your First Alert Forecast for Monday evening Apr. 12, 2021

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Hello! As expected, April’s first substantive showers and storms dotted the Cape Fear Region this past weekend. Wilmington Airport officially recorded 0.53 inches of rain; most porches and gardens got a nice pollen rinse and drink, too.

Monday turned out to be as gorgeous as advertised. Downsloping northwest breezes and full sunshine sent temperatures in SE NC over 80 degrees this afternoon. Even most beach locations warmed nicely this afternoon. Tonight you can expect clear skies and seasonable lows in the 50s.

Tuesday will be an equally nice day with plenty of sunshine once again. Northerly breezes will keep highs in the middle and upper 70s.

Modest chances for helpful spring rain - and perhaps some auxiliary thunder - return to Wilmington’s seven-day forecast, which you can check out right here. And remember, you can extend your outlook to ten days for any location you choose with your WECT Weather App! Hint you will see a bit of a cooling trend.

7-day Forecast

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