Showers, storms today; beautiful Memorial Day weekend ahead

Credit: Bill Lackey

Credit: Bill Lackey

Showers and storms will continue into the early evening hours.

A strong to severe storm cannot be ruled out this evening, with the main threats damaging winds and hail, according to the National Weather Service in Wilmington.

Tonight, cloudy skies will gradually become mostly clear with an overnight low around 59 degrees.

It will be mostly sunny with a high near 82 for Thursday. While it will be mainly dry, there is a chance of showers and thunderstorms Thursday night. Showers, and possibly a thunderstorm, are likely after 1 a.m. with overnight lows around 62 degrees.

Showers and possibly a thunderstorm are in the forecast for Friday, which will be much cooler with a high near 74. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. It will be mostly cloudy Friday night with a chance of showers and thunderstorms and an overnight low around 50 degrees.

Memorial Day weekend will be dry but a bit cooler than normal.

It will be partly sunny Saturday with a high near 62. Saturday night will be partly cloudy with an overnight low around 49 degrees.

Skies will be sunny on Sunday with a high near 72 degrees. Sunday night will stay mostly clear with a low around 50 degrees.

On Memorial Day, it will be mostly sunny with a high near 77 degrees. Monday night will be mostly cloudy with a low around 56 degrees.

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