Forecast

  First Alert Forecast: from wet and mild to cold and dry

Rain chances will finally flip back to zero soon but the cost for the change is chillier temperatures...

  First Alert Forecast: mild and rainy start to the week

  First Alert Forecast: unneeded rain returns

  First Alert Forecast: Mild, unsettled start to the work week

  First Alert Forecast: plenty of sunshine Sunday, shower chances return Monday

  First Alert Forecast: frosty start Sunday, plenty of sunshine

  First Alert Forecast: sunshine returns as frigid temperatures fill in

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  First Alert Forecast: sunshine returns as frigid temperatures fill in

  First Alert Forecast: frigid for Friday, milder by Monday

  First Alert Forecast: wet, windy and wintry

  First Alert Forecast: wet, wintry system targets Cape Fear

  First Alert Forecast: rain Thursday, ending as snow Thursday night with little accumulation expected

  First Alert Forecast: rain to cold and perhaps a little snow

  First Alert Forecast: rain chances through Thursday, a chance of snow is in play

Between Tuesday and Friday, a slow but strong cold front remains likely to bully its way through the Cape Fear Region with significant weather changes...

  First Alert Forecast: gloomy and turning wintry

Between Tuesday and Friday, a slow but strong cold front remains likely to bully its way through the Cape Fear Region with significant weather changes...

  First Alert Forecast: first warmer, then much colder with precipitation on the way

Plentiful rain chances will accompany these temperature transitions...

  First Alert Forecast: first warmer, then much colder

Plentiful rain chances will accompany these temperature transitions...

  First Alert Forecast: rain chances increasing, as well as temperatures

  First Alert Forecast: rain chances ramp up, temperatures warming

  First Alert Forecast: rain chances ramp up tomorrow night, temperatures warming

  First Alert Forecast: shot of wintry air before temps warm up

  First Alert Forecast: brief wintry temperatures before the next warm up

  First Alert Forecast: winter roars back... for a couple of days

  First Alert Forecast: gusty storms Thursday ahead of big temperature change Friday

Trade the umbrella for a jacket! Post-front, Friday morning will have the fleeting risk of a leftover shower.

  First Alert Forecast: 50-degree drop-off soon!

With a strong cold front knocking, your First Alert Forecast remains active across the Cape Fear Region.

  First Alert Forecast: a run at a record high Thursday before a big cool down

After a record-tying high temperature at Wilmington Tuesday, more remarkable weather twists and turns are ahead for the rest of the week.

  First Alert Forecast: from near 80 to near freezing, risk of storms too

After a record-tying high temperature at Wilmington Tuesday, more remarkable weather twists and turns are ahead for the rest of the week.

  First Alert Forecast: unsettled pattern amid temperature rollercoaster

You can expect big day-to-day weather changes in this forecast period as a pair of cold fronts approach and then pass through the Cape Fear Region.

  First Alert Forecast: rain chances to accompany wacky temperature swings

You can expect big day-to-day weather changes as a pair of cold fronts approach and then pass through the Cape Fear Region. Here is a breakdown to help you plan and avoid "weather whiplash"...

  First Alert Forecast: unseasonably mild temps, few showers through Thursday

The upcoming week will feature temperatures ranging from above normal, to seasonable, to slightly below normal. Also, a series of fronts will bring a few showers and temperature swings through the week ahead.

  First Alert Forecast: big-time warm-up

Enjoy a sunny or partly cloudy Monday with milder southwest breezes.

  First Alert Forecast: warm, unsettled week ahead

It has been a bit chilly the past few days, but heading into the work-week you won’t be needing a jacket! However, a rain jacket will be the outer layer needed a few days this week.

  First Alert Forecast: sun-filled Sunday, mild temps return soon

Temperatures will aim to grow a bit more compared to yesterday, hovering a bit shy of the 60 degree mark.

  First Alert Forecast: skies clearing overnight, sunshine filled Sunday

Clouds increasing through the evening hours, clearing overnight. Temperatures will be rising to well above seasonal through midweek.

  First Alert Forecast: seasonably chilly, but dry weekend ahead

A high pressure system will help keep rain chances low.

  First Alert Forecast: winds set to diminish, chilly night ahead

Gusts in the 30s and 40s mph should inspire you to keep any loose yard and porch items shored-up for a bit longer.

  First Alert Forecast: the widespread storms are history but wind remains

Gusts in the 30s and 40s mph should inspire you to keep any loose yard and porch items shored-up for a bit longer.

  First Alert Forecast: Tornado Watch canceled for SE NC

A very stormy cold front will approach Thursday, pass through Thursday night, and depart Friday.

  First Alert Forecast: windy and wet storm takes aim on Cape Fear

A very stormy cold front will approach Thursday, pass through Thursday night, and depart Friday.

  First Alert Forecast: Thursday and Thursday night severe threat coming into focus

Please stay alert for potentially stormy weather Thursday into Thursday night...

  First Alert Forecast: Thursday storm threat becoming better defined

Please stay alert for potentially stormy weather Thursday into Thursday night...

  First Alert Forecast: mild midweek, stormy Thursday

By Thursday, belts of strong atmospheric winds will team with marginal instability to develop numerous gusty showers and potentially a few stronger thunderstorm cells. Please plan to be weather-aware and stay tuned as details emerge.

  First Alert Forecast: warm now, stormy soon

Your First Alert Weather Team is tracking a potent storm system that will gradually wiggle its way into the Cape Fear Region toward the end of the work week.

  First Alert Forecast: mild February days to continue, a late week storm chance

As we settle into a new month, there are a few things to note this week weather-wise. High pressure will keep things dry for the first half of the week however, unsettled weather will develop for the second half of the week.

  First Alert Forecast: mild and bright start to February

As we settle into a new month, there are a few things to note this week weather-wise. High pressure will keep things dry for the first half of the week however, unsettled weather will develop for the second half of the week.

  First Alert Forecast: Spring-like weather for the week ahead!

We’ve had some beautiful weather today and it’s going to stay that way to start off the work week. It’s going to feel like Spring weather this up coming week!

  First Alert Forecast: Spring-like warmth, regardless of what the groundhog says

We’re set to see some spring-like temperatures as the new week begins.

  First Alert Forecast: clearing skies, warming temperatures

Clouds will stick around through the afternoon and evening hours, but begin to clear out overnight. Hardly a cloud in sight for tomorrow, as well as Monday! Ideal conditions tomorrow for any Super Bowl parties!

  First Alert Forecast: rain to taper off as first February weekend kicks off

Clouds will continue to pour rain for a little bit during the wee morning hours, but anything more than localized poor-drainage flooding is unlikely.

  First Alert Forecast: quick and substantial dose of rain on the way this evening

January will end on a very soggy note, but some big changes are ahead for February's first days.

  First Alert Forecast: quick and substantial dose of rain on the way

January will end on a very soggy note, but some big changes are ahead for February's first days.

  First Alert Forecast: January to close seasonable and soggy, mild temps return as February begins

Another round of rain to close the month of January and the work week. So far, Wilmington has picked up around 1.50″ in January which is below normal. An additional 0.5 to 1.5 inches of rain will be possible heading into Saturday but neither flooding nor severe thunderstorms nor snow are likely.

  First Alert Forecast: January to close on a soggy note

Rain chances are a big part of the forecast to close January but the weather ought to take a turn in early February.

  First Alert Forecast: some shots of rain to close January

In your First Alert Forecast, an active jet stream pattern will deliver varying rain chances to the Cape Fear Region to close January.

  First Alert Forecast: a couple of quick rain systems to close January

In your First Alert Forecast, an active jet stream pattern will deliver varying rain chances to the Cape Fear Region to close January.

  First Alert Forecast: seasonable temperatures, rain chances return late week

our longer-range First Alert Forecast headlines include seasonable coolness plus a couple transient rain chances: 40% Wednesday night to 20% Thursday morning and 60% Friday night to 30% Saturday morning. Winter weather appears unlikely for the eastern Carolinas but this will be monitored.

  First Alert Forecast: sunny and seasonable Tuesday, late-week changes

Your long-range First Alert Forecast includes a couple transient rain chances.

  First Alert Forecast: dry, sunny and seasonable

few scattered, light, and transient showers are possible Monday, but Tuesday will have a bright skies and 0% rain chances. Despite the aforementioned chill, odds for any major snow or ice systems in the long-range appear slim right now.

  First Alert Forecast: consistent chill, varying rain chances

A few scattered, light, and transient showers are possible Monday, but Tuesday will have a bright skies and 0% rain chances.

  First Alert Forecast: Few showers to start the week, mainly dry & seasonable for the rest

Through the rest of the evening, clouds will start to move in and fill up the sky through tomorrow evening. Bring a rain jacket to work with you tomorrow.

  First Alert Forecast: seasonably cool temps to close out January

Sunny skies for the end of the weekend! A few showers to start of the work week.

  First Alert Forecast: sunny Sunday with cooler temps

Sunny skies for the end of the weekend! A few showers to start of the workweek.

  First Alert Forecast: clearing conditions for Get Fit With 6 Race and Wellness Expo

Rain chances - and even a risk for storms - are developing...

  First Alert Forecast: timeline for tonight’s showers and storm

Rain chances - and even a risk for storms - are developing...

  First Alert Forecast: all you need to know about our next rain system

Rain chances - and even a risk for storms - are developing...

  First Alert Forecast: increasing temperatures and rain chances

High pressure will extend down from the north which will keep cool winds and dry conditions in the Cape Fear Region this Thursday. As high pressure slips offshore it will wrap around warmer southeast winds which will aide to milder temperatures Friday and increasing rain chances.

First Alert Forecast: moderating temperatures, eventual rain chances

The midwinter sun will begin to work to slowly moderate the chilly temperatures.

First Alert Forecast: moderating temperatures, eventual rain chances

A gusty ocean storm will pin wind chills in the humbling 20s and 30s for much of Wednesday, but the weak midwinter sun will begin to work to slowly moderate the chilly temperatures.

  First Alert Forecast: slowly moderating temperatures, eventual rain chances

A gusty ocean storm will pin wind chills in the humbling 20s and 30s for much of Wednesday, but the weak midwinter sun will begin to work to slowly moderate the chilly temperatures.

  First Alert Forecast: gradual warming through the week

o begin this forecast period, the Cape Fear Region will squeeze in between a cold northern high pressure cell and a developing ocean low pressure system.

  First Alert Forecast: wintry

To begin this forecast period, the Cape Fear Region will squeeze in between a cold northern high pressure cell and a developing ocean low pressure system.

  First Alert Forecast: cold January days ahead

For much of the short-term period, a northern high pressure system will bring cold temperatures, repel rain, and snub snow.

  First Alert Forecast: cold but no snow

For much of the short-term period, a northern high pressure system will bring cold temperatures, repel rain, and snub snow.

  First Alert Forecast: Sunny and cool for much of the week ahead

A bit of a gray, and warm start to the day, but all these clouds will continue to move offshore through the afternoon following the cold fronts passage.

  First Alert Forecast: few showers then cool and dry start to the week

A mild start to with a cold finish is the theme of the day as a few showers file through ahead of a cold front.

  First Alert Forecast: cool, dry days to come

Temperatures will increase overnight because of a warm front. A cold front will cross the Carolinas in the morning which will drop temperatures down into the 30s to start the holiday.

  First Alert Forecast: shot of cold air arrives, another stronger one for MLK Day

A colder weather pattern has finally redeveloped for the Cape Fear Region...

  First Alert Forecast: shot of cold air arrives, another stronger one for MLK Day

A colder weather pattern has finally redeveloped for the Cape Fear Region...

  First Alert Forecast: one cold shot Friday, another for MLK Day

A colder weather pattern has finally redeveloped for the Cape Fear Region...

  First Alert Forecast: winter weather set to strike back. . .

Spring has been winning the seasonal battle over the past couple of days but winter is ready to make its presence known. A cold front will finally move into the area which will bring a dose of wintry air by Friday and again early next week.

  First Alert Forecast: winter is coming...

Spring has been winning the seasonal battle over the past couple of days but winter is ready to make its presence known. A cold front will finally move into the area which will bring a dose of wintry air by Friday and again early next week.