Serving Kenly, Selma, Smithfield, Princeton & Pine Level since 1973

Weathercast: Overnight temps dip into the low 40s this week

Thank you for being one of our most loyal readers. Please consider supporting community journalism by subscribing.


After rainfall overnight Tuesday and during the day Wednesday, the area will see its chilliest temperatures of the season so far, Al Thomas explains in this week's installment of The Wilson Times Weathercast brought to you by

Following a mild Wednesday in the low 70s, forecasts call for overnight lows dropping into the mid-40s. Highs will be in the mid-60s Thursday and Friday with lows dropping into the 42-45-degree range. There's a near-zero chance of rain during the spell of dry, brisk weather.

A warmup is expected to begin Sunday with daytime highs in the low 70s and temperatures climbing into the mid-70s on Sunday.


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 Oct. 15.