Jesslyn Ferentz joined the WECT First Alert Weather team in January 2018.
She just recently graduated with a degree in Atmospheric Science from East Carolina University in December 2017 and is ecstatic she got the opportunity to stay in eastern North Carolina to begin her career.
Originally from Harrisburg, North Carolina, which is right outside Charlotte, she loved growing up in an area that had active weather systems during any season. Her love of weather came from a very early age sitting in the garage with her father watching the storms roll over the hill across the street.
Jesslyn on her off days can be found soaking up the sun at the beach, discovering new local restaurants, and enjoying all the fun outdoor activities living at the coast has to offer.
A mostly gray and drizzly Sunday will begin to clear up overnight into Monday. Rain chances drop to a low 10% to start of the work and school week. A mostly sunny day for Monday, however some areas of fog cold be slowing down the morning commute.
A new Cardiac Catheterization and Angiography (CATH) Lab has been mobilized for Brunswick County, located at the Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center. Partnered with New Hanover Regional Medical Center, this lab will help patients in Brunswick, by not have to travel long distances.
Happy Saturday to you! I hope you have been enjoying your weekend so far. I also hope you’re enjoying these cooler temperatures! In some backyards, it’s 15-20 degrees cooler than it was Friday thanks to a cold front!
Clouds will begin to increase overnight with an approaching cold front moving into the region. Low rain chances with this front, but a slight cool down with temperatures in the low to mid 80s to start off the work-week.
The forecast features more unseasonably sultry sunshine, balmy southwest breezes, and a slim opportunity for a pop-up shower or storm. Afternoon high temperatures will swell to the deep 80s to around 90. While Fall weather lovers may lament, this weekend will be close to id