First Alert Forecast: unseasonable warmth continues, rain odds return

Your First Alert Forecast from Fri. afternoon, Mar. 24, 2023
Published: Mar. 24, 2023 at 1:09 PM EDT|Updated: Mar. 24, 2023 at 8:34 PM EDT
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WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Good Friday evening to you! Warmer breezes will continue to steer your First Alert Forecast through the weekend. Expect temperatures to ride the southwesterlies to afternoon highs in the 70s for the beaches of the Cape Fear Region and 80s for most of the mainland through the weekend. Daily records will also be challenged, if not met. The record high for Wilmington Saturday is 83, set in 1935, 83, and 81 set in 2021 for Sunday. Please continue to take great care with flame amid the toasty winds.

Thankfully, after two cold snaps in the past two weeks, freezing overnight temperatures appear improbable through the period.

Shower chances are near zero through Friday evening. A swift front could generate a passing shower or storm Saturday, but the most robust activity may die on approach to the Cape Fear Region. Another round of widely scattered showers and storms is possible Saturday night. Your First Alert Weather Team is eyeing another front that has a chance to renew shower and storm chances early in the next work week.

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