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Weathercast: Temps stay warm as April showers sweep eastern Carolina

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Scattered showers and storms this weekend combined with comfortable temperatures make for typical spring weather in eastern North Carolina, Albert Thomas Jr. says in the latest installment of The Wilson Times Weathercast brought to you by

Rain chances are 60 percent on Saturday dropping to 20 percent overnight and Sunday morning, then ricocheting up to 80 percent late Sunday into Monday morning. Sunday afternoon will likely be blustery, with winds gusting to 20-25 mph. Skies should clear around midday Monday.

Daytime highs in the upper 70s will approach the 80-degree mark Saturday and Sunday. After lows in the mid-60s, a cold front will hold Monday's high closer to 70 degrees and plunge nighttime temperatures into the mid-40s. Tuesday should recover to 70 under sunny skies.


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 weekend of April 13.