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Weathercast: Winter temperatures return, but Saturday snow unlikely

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After an extended hiatus, winter comes roaring back to the greater Wilson area this week, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in the latest installment of The Wilson Times Weathercast brought to you by

A cold front expected Tuesday will bring a midweek cooldown, with Wednesday's high of 51 degrees followed by daytime highs around 40 degrees Thursday through Saturday. Expect overnight low temperatures in the 20s, with Thursday's low between 22 and 25 degrees.

Snow is expected in the Piedmont region on Saturday, with most forecast models showing the eastern boundary between Greensboro and Chapel Hill. Listen to the Weathercast to learn about a lone European model that suggests Wilson could see a few flakes this weekend after all.


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 below to listen to the Weathercast for the week of Jan. 8.