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Weathercast: A gradual warmup under shower-free skies in store this week

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A dry week that begins on the chilly side should gradually warm up, with a nearly 20-degree temperature shift between Tuesday and Saturday, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in this week's installment of The Wilson Times Weathercast brought to you by

After Tuesday's high stalls in the mid-50s, overnight lows could flirt with the freezing mark. Only one of seven meteorological models our fearless forecaster follows - the National Weather Service's - predicts below-freezing temps. Thursday should warm to the low 60s with a low around 40 degrees Thursday night.

On Friday and Saturday, expect highs in the lower 60s with a slight warmup Sunday when the mercury could reach 70. No significant rain chances are in the forecast for this week.


Albert Thomas Jr., a Wilson attorney and retired judge, will weigh in on Wilson's weather conditions each Tuesday and Saturday. Thomas is a forecast aficionado who recalls Wilson community weatherman Joe Overman's broadcasts on WVOT radio.

Visit each Tuesday for a look at workweek weather highlights and get Wilson County's weekend forecast each Saturday morning.

  • Click here to listen to the Weathercast for the week of March 19.