First Alert Forecast: heat and humidity supporting rain and storm chances
WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - With humid air in-place and a front pressing in over the weekend, your First Alert Forecast features healthy rain odds for the Cape Fear Region for the remainder of this evening, Friday, and Saturday. Activity will function like pop-up showers and locally heavy thunderstorms with intervals of hazy, hot, steamy sunshine in between. There’s a marginal risk of severe weather with these cells, so keep an eye on your First Alert Weather App should storms develop in your area. By Sunday we should begin to transition to a drier pattern with few showers and storms in the mix.
A couple of saltwater items... Your Friday rip current risk will be low / moderate for east-facing and moderate / high for south-facing beaches, so keep it safe in the mid 70s surf! And good news from the tropics: development chances for the southern Caribbean disturbance recently mentioned here have gone from low to near zero.
Catch your seven-day forecast for Wilmington, including a subtle weekend cool-down with the front I mentioned, right here. And remember: you can extend your outlook to ten days for any location you choose with your WECT Weather App ...the very same app that can help you navigate pop-up showers! Thanks for trusting your First Alert Weather Team!
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