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Weathercast: Expect a respite from the rain this week

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Eastern North Carolina will dry out from late-winter rain this week, with clear skies expected Tuesday through Thursday and the afternoon and evening hours Friday holding the only notable rain chances for the week.

Tuesday will see temperatures rebound to 60 degrees from a 40-degree low, but Tuesday night will be cold, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in this week's installment of The Wilson Times Weathercast brought to you by Nash County could see lows at or below freezing and southern Wilson, Wayne and Pitt counties may avoid a frost by the skin of their teeth.

Wednesday should warm up to the low- to mid-60s with lows in the 40s, and the mercury should reach 70 degrees on Friday with increasing clouds. Expect mid-70s during the day Friday, but following an evening cold front, Saturday should see highs in the upper 50s and overnight lows in the upper 30s.


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 the play button to listen to the Weathercast for the week of March 12.