First Alert Forecast: seasonable temps, isolated storm threat continues into Sunday

Published: Aug. 6, 2022 at 2:15 AM EDT|Updated: Aug. 6, 2022 at 7:56 PM EDT
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WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Good to see you on this Saturday evening! Your First Alert Forecast continues with a classic August weekend of hot sunshine, spotty and transient showers and storms, steamy mornings. Morning lows will typically start off in the upper 70s with afternoon highs in the neighborhood of 90 degrees. The heat index will occasionally ping stressful values like 100, 102, etc., please continue to keep hydration a priority as you work and play hard!

Temperatures will spike back into the middle 90s with stressful heat index values over 105 for Tuesday and Wednesday. Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms return for the middle and later part of next week

Despite a recent and ongoing break in tropical storm activity, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration maintains a busy outlook for the remainder of Atlantic Hurricane Season. The National Hurricane Center says a tropical wave emerging off of the African coast next week has a low chance of development. It is also best to be ready for anything. To keep your personal, family, or business storm plan sharp, please read and heed the comprehensive, local hurricane preparedness content at

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