Sunny but cool today, increasing clouds tonight

Credit: Jim Noelker

Credit: Jim Noelker

Sunny skies and cool temperatures are on sight for today with highs near 57 degrees, according to the National Weather Service in Wilmington.

For tonight, the high will begin to move east. High clouds are forecast to increase from the west overnight.

Increasing clouds and winds increasing from the east will keep temperatures from falling as much, resulting in lows ranging from the lower 30s northeast to near 40 southwest, according to the NWS.

Monday brings a mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs will rise to 51 degrees, while the overnight low will drop down into the lower to mid-40s. Additional rounds of precipitation overnight are expected as well.

More rain showers slink in on Tuesday, bringing a 100% chance of precipitation all together with breezy conditions. The high of the day will be near 56 degrees, while lows will fall around 38 degrees.

A mostly cloudy sky occurs Tuesday night with a chance of showers before 1 a.m.

Wednesday will be partly sunny with a high of 45 degrees, followed by a partly cloudy overnight with a low temperature of 29 degrees.

Dry air and more cool temperatures are expected midweek.

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