Hot, chance of showers, thunderstorms today

Strong to severe storms possible in afternoon, evening

Credit: Jim Noelker

Credit: Jim Noelker

Today will be mostly cloudy and hot, with a chance of showers and thunderstorms throughout the day, according to the National Weather Service in Wilmington. Highs will be around 87 degrees.

A cold front will bring a chance for thunderstorms and showers starting in the late afternoon and early evening. A few strong to severe storms are possible, with the main threat being gusty winds.

A few strong to severe thunderstorms are possible in the afternoon and evening, with the main threats being gusty winds.

Otherwise, overnight it will be partly cloudy with a low around 65 degrees.

Rain and storm chances will finally trail off after midnight,

On Thursday, it will be partly sunny and cooler, with highs around 77 degrees, followed by a mostly cloudy night with a low around 61 degrees.

Friday will also be partly sunny with a high around 76 degrees. Friday night will be mostly cloudy with a low around 61 degrees.

The chance for rain and thunderstorms return Saturday afternoon and Sunday. Highs will be in the upper 70s Saturday and low 80s Sunday.

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