First Alert Forecast: a cooler pattern ahead; rain chances set to ramp up

Published: Jan. 19, 2023 at 6:06 AM EST|Updated: Jan. 19, 2023 at 8:05 PM EST
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WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Your First Alert Forecast opens with a mild Thursday evening across the Cape Fear Region. Southwesterly winds - gusting over 30 mph - allowed highs away from the coast to soar deep into the 70s, just shy of a record high in Wilmington. This evening we’ll see partly cloudy skies and mild lows in the 50s.

Your Forecast Alert Forecast forges on to the weekend with dry skies and a cooling temperature trend: 60s for Friday, 30s for Friday night, and 50s for Saturday.

An energized storm track will boost needed rain chances deeper in your First Alert Forecast: 70% for Sunday, 30% for Monday, 40% for Tuesday, and 50% for Wednesday.

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