First Alert Forecast: continued heat, isolated storms to wrap up the weekend

Your First Alert Forecast from Sun. evening, Aug. 7, 2022
Published: Aug. 7, 2022 at 2:15 AM EDT|Updated: Aug. 7, 2022 at 6:30 PM EDT
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WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Happy Sunday! After a weekend of isolated shower chances--scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms return for the middle and later part of next week with the approach of a cold front. Temperatures are expected to spike back into the middle 90s with stressful heat index values over 105 on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Despite a recent and ongoing break in tropical storm activity, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration maintains a busy outlook for the remainder of the Atlantic Hurricane Season. The National Hurricane Center announced that a tropical wave emerging off of the African coast early next week has medium odds of development. While this is no threat currently to the Carolinas, make sure you stay weather aware and informed. 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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