First Alert Forecast: downpours possible this weekend as temperatures cool slightly

Updated: Jun. 12, 2021 at 2:41 AM EDT
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WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Great to see you on this Saturday! In your First Alert Forecast, a passing cold front will support chances for drought-denting showers and locally torrential storms, especially early in the weekend. Rain odds include: 60% Saturday, 40% Saturday night, and 30% Sunday.

Weekend days will have readings in the cooler 70s to, at most, lower and middle 80s; expect nightly lows in the upper 60s and lower 70s. The weekend rip current risk is moderate for east and south-facing beaches. In between storms, keep it safe in the 75-degree surf!

New tropical storm development is not likely anywhere in the Atlantic Basin this weekend. Have you visited the new

Catch your seven-day planning forecast for Wilmington right here. Or, extend your outlook to ten days for any location you choose with your WECT Weather App. Day ten is Sunday, June 20 a.k.a. Father’s Day and the first day of astronomical summer!

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