Partly cloudy, hot today; Chance of rain starting late Sunday

This weekend will be sunny and unseasonably warm.

The high for today will be near 86 degrees, according to the National Weather Service in Wilmington.

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Skies tonight will stay mostly clear, with an overnight low around 63 degrees.

Sunday will be slightly warmer, with a high near 87 degrees.

Clouds will increase Sunday night, with a chance of overnight rain and thunderstorms after 2 a.m. Skies overnight will be partly cloudy with a low around 67 degrees.

There will be a chance of showers and thunderstorms on Monday to start the new workweek. Otherwise, it will be partly sunny with a high near 84 degrees. Clouds will gradually decrease as the day goes on, for mostly clear skies overnight, which will have a low around 63 degrees.

A few showers may be possible Tuesday and Wednesday with a stronger frontal system moving in Wednesday night into Thursday, NWS said.

It is expected to remain mostly dry and sunny through the remainder of the week, according to the NWS.

Cooler temperatures will begin to settle in next week.

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