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Weathercast: Cold, sunny Thanksgiving Day and a frigid start to Black Friday

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The sun will shine on Thanksgiving Day, but the greater Wilson area will be firmly in fall's grip, and early Black Friday shoppers should brace for sub-freezing temperatures.

A cold front developing Tuesday morning should knock daytime highs from the 60s on Tuesday to the low 50s on Wednesday to the mid-40s on Thursday, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in this week's installment of The Wilson Times Weathercast brought to you by

Thursday's overnight low will plummet into the mid-20s, and a wind chill will make it feel like 18-22 degrees outside. After turkey and Friday doorbusters, temperatures should begin to rebound, with a high around 50 and low near 40 on Friday.

Listen to the Weathercast to find out about weekend rain predictions.


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 Thanksgiving week Weathercast.