First Alert Forecast: seasonably warm for Juneteenth, hotter midweek

Your First Alert Forecast from Mon. afternoon, June 20, 2022...
Published: Jun. 20, 2022 at 4:44 AM EDT|Updated: Jun. 20, 2022 at 12:32 PM EDT
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WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - The federal observance of Juneteenth is this Monday, June 20 and it will come with some gorgeous weather. After a cool and refreshing start, your First Alert Forecast includes sunny intervals, rain chances near zero, light breezes, and seasonably warm high temperatures mainly in the upper 80s.

5:13 a.m. Tuesday, June 21 is the summer solstice and, thanks to an expanding high pressure ridge, the Cape Fear Region will have a toasty start to the new season. Expect periods of hot sun, limited cooling storms, afternoon highs trending to the 90s, and heat index values a couple of points higher. Stay hydrated and sunscreened!

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Though the tropics are inactive now, vigilance and preparedness are key this time of year:

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