First Alert Forecast: scattered showers and storms possible as the weekend begins

Published: Aug. 19, 2022 at 2:20 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 19, 2022 at 7:48 PM EDT
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WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Good to see you! A low pressure system in the upper atmosphere will support higher rain odds through the end of the week. Your First Alert Forecast brings chances of showers and storms from 50% Friday night to 40% Saturday. Thanks for staying alert! Showers and clouds kept temperatures capped in the lower and middle 80s Friday afternoon, but sun and southwesterly winds will kick temperatures into the upper 80s through early next week.

New tropical storm formation has finally happened Atlantic Basin. Potential Tropical Cyclone Four formed late Friday afternoon in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico. This system could become Tropical Storm Danielle early Saturday just before landfall early Saturday afternoon in northeast Mexico. “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.