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First Alert Forecast: severe weather possible through tonight, slow improvement Thursday

An marginal severe weather risk for SE NC overnight. (Source: WECT) An marginal severe weather risk for SE NC overnight. (Source: WECT)
Your Wednesday evening weather map. (Source: WECT) Your Wednesday evening weather map. (Source: WECT)
Rain chances Thursday to Memorial Day. (Source: WECT) Rain chances Thursday to Memorial Day. (Source: WECT)
Wilmington's forecast highs Thursday to Memorial Day. (Source: WECT) Wilmington's forecast highs Thursday to Memorial Day. (Source: WECT)
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) -

The last in a series of low pressure systems will take a stormy swipe at the Cape Fear Region through late tonight. Leftover wrap around showers and a few storms are still possible Thursday wit much drier weather on tap Friday and Saturday. 

TONIGHT FORECAST DETAILS: Watch out for scattered showers and thunderstorms. A small risk of a severe thunderstorms will persist. Lows will be in the middle to upper 60s. 

THURSDAY FORECAST DETAILS: Expect partly to variably cloudy skies. Isolated to scattered showers and storms may develop but, overall, rain coverage will be lower than previous days. Expect cooler highs in the upper 70s.

FRIDAY FORECAST DETAILS: Enjoy mainly sunny skies and lower humidity levels. Expect light west breezes, and afternoon highs mainly in the middle 80s.

FORECAST HIGHLIGHTS FOR THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND: Daily highs are likely to swell into the upper 80s to near 90 Sunday. Mostly to partly sunny and dry skies ought to the rule. The exception: a chance for a shower or storm near 10% Saturday and near 30% Sunday and Memorial Day.

NEXT WEEK: Continued somewhat hot and humid with a few isolated showers and storms Tuesday. Daily highs reach the middle and upper 80s with lows near 70. 

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