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First Alert Forecast: scattered storms and cooling temperatures through Memorial Day Weekend

Updated: May. 29, 2021 at 2:19 AM EDT
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WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Your First Alert Forecast accounts for a strong cold front that will slice across the Cape Fear Region over the holiday weekend. A cooling temperature trend is a certainty; needed rain is not a certainty, but a possibility.

Saturday and Sunday details: variable clouds, 30-40% odds for a shower or storm, high temperatures in the upper 80s and lower 90s amid variable breezes Saturday, and cooler highs in the upper 70s and lower 80s with a north breeze Sunday. It’s worth noting that the risk for rip currents remains elevated and a marginal threat for severe weather exists Saturday, so keep an ear out for alerts on your WECT Weather app. Exercise caution along the beach as the risk for rip currents remains elevated.

Memorial Day details: partly cloudy skies, 20% odds for a shower or storm, light to fresh northeast breezes, early morning temperatures in the upper 50s and lower 60s, and afternoon highs mainly in the upper 70s and lower 80s.

Catch your seven-day planning forecast for Wilmington right here. Or, anytime you like and for any location you choose, tap into a full ten-day outlook on your WECT Weather App. Watch for rip currents and have a safe holiday weekend!

7-day Forecast

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