First Alert Forecast: pleasant midweek, stormy soon

Published: Oct. 26, 2021 at 4:34 AM EDT|Updated: Oct. 26, 2021 at 9:12 AM EDT
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WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Your First Alert Forecast opens with a bright and breezy Tuesday and Wednesday across the Cape Fear Region. Expect temperatures to swell to afternoon highs in the lower to, locally, middle 70s. In between, readings ought to tumble to the crisp, cool upper 40s and lower 50s early Tuesday morning.

A strong cold front is likely to approach and pass the Cape Fear Region Thursday and Friday. Be alert for blustery showers and storms; odds thereof will rise and fall from 10% Thursday morning to 70% Thursday evening to 10% Friday. Also expect temperatures in the 60s and 70s and shifting winds in this period.

Ultimately, your First Alert Forecast features a brisk and dry Halloween weekend with daytime high temperatures in the upper 60s and lower 70s and nighttime readings in the upper 40s and lower 50s. Sunday sunset is 6:21 p.m.; temperatures ought to be quickly dropping through the crisp 60s at that time.

Subtropical storm development remains possible between Bermuda and Maritime Canada late this week, but there are no threats to the Carolinas.

Catch many of these details in your seven-day planning forecast for Wilmington right here:

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