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First Alert Weather: Freeze Warnings and Frost Advisories effective for Friday night

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WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - A Canadian-born high pressure system will bring continued dry and chilly weather to the area through the weekend. 

* The National Weather Service continues a Freeze Warning (purple on the map) for Bladen, Columbus, and inland Pender Counties for Friday night into early Saturday morning. *

* The National Weather Service continues a Frost Advisory (blue on the map) for inland New Hanover and inland Brunswick Counties for Friday night into early Saturday morning. *

FRIDAY NIGHT: Expect clear skies, light winds and cold low temperatures mainly 30 - 36 inland and mainly 36 - 42 close to the coast. Take care to shelter sensitive plants, etc. 

WEEKEND: After Saturday's cold start, expect a cool finish with highs near 62 despite sun. Sunday will start quite chilly, too, but sunshine should allow afternoon temperatures to recover to near 67.   

NEXT WEEK: A warming trend! With continued sunny or partly sunny days, expect afternoons to rebound into the 70s for the final days of October. 

TROPICAL OUTLOOK: The remnants of Tropical depression Lorenzo has a twenty percent chance of redevelopment over the next few days but it remains no threat to land. 

First Alert Meteorologists Gannon Medwick, Colin Hackman, Eric Davis, and Iisha Scott will keep you updated.

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