First Alert Forecast: an uptick in rain and storm chances

Published: Aug. 18, 2022 at 3:58 AM EDT|Updated: Aug. 18, 2022 at 10:10 PM EDT
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WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - A low pressure system high in the atmosphere will keep temperatures below 90 and share higher rain odds before the end of the week. Your First Alert Forecast brings chances of showers and storms from 30% overnight Thursday night to 70% Friday. Thanks for staying alert! The pattern is set to stay unsettled through the weekend and early next week.

New tropical storm formation remains unlikely anywhere in the Atlantic Basin through Friday. A disturbance enhancing showers over Central America carries a medium development chance as it wobbles into the southwestern Gulf of Mexico this weekend. “No definable Carolina threats” continues to be a blessing to be able to say!

Catch your seven-day planning forecast right here: http://webpubcontent.gray.tv/wect/MAXSevendayWECT.jpg.

Or, anytime you like and for whatever place you choose, take your outlook to ten days on your WECT Weather App.

Hopefully, Atlantic Hurricane Season will stay asleep! Remember: wect.com/hurricane has you covered in any case.

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