First Alert Forecast: heat plentiful, needed rain a bit more scarce

Published: Jun. 22, 2022 at 3:56 AM EDT|Updated: Jun. 22, 2022 at 8:00 PM EDT
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WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Hello on this Wednesday evening. Across southeast North Carolina, highs soared well into the 90s and a few heat heat index values challenging the 100 degree mark. This evening will be partly to mostly cloudy and steamy with lows in the lower and middle 70s. A few spotty or isolated showers and storms are possible in the northerly flow over the region.

Your seven-day forecast features modest storm chances and heat relief. The weekend is trending seasonable and mainly dry with some higher storm chances early next week. Catch it here:

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No Atlantic tropical systems appear to be brewing now, but vigilance and preparedness are key this time of year:

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