First Alert Forecast: heat and other hazards at home but quiet in the tropics

Published: Jul. 20, 2022 at 4:14 AM EDT|Updated: Jul. 20, 2022 at 8:11 PM EDT
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WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Great to see you late on this Wednesday. Your First Alert Forecast catalogs more heat and humidity for the Cape Fear Region into and through the weekend. Expect steamy 90+ afternoons, sultry 70+ nights, and stressful 100+ heat index values at times.

Other hazards in your First Alert Forecast include low to medium daily odds for classically heavy pop-up summer storms and, in the 83-degree surf: a rip current risk of moderate for east-facing beaches and high for the beaches of the Brunswick Islands.

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Though the Carolinas face no tropical threats now, please stay alert and prepared:

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