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Weathercast: Humidity to increase under sunny skies

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Heat, increasing humidity and plenty of sunshine are in store for the greater Wilson area, Al Thomas says in this week's installment of The Wilson Times Weathercast brought to you by

High temperatures will remain in the low 90s from Tuesday through Saturday, with a Thursday switch in winds from the south pushing more humidity into the air and driving the heat index into the upper 90s through Saturday. Overnight lows should hold in the 70-73-degree range.

Rain chances are minimal - 10% Tuesday through Thursday rising to 20% Friday and Saturday - though you can never rule out a pop-up shower or thunderstorm on a summer afternoon.

Listen below to find out which parts of North Carolina will be nearly 20 degrees cooler 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 the play button to listen to the Weathercast for the week of June 25.