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Weathercast: Soggy weekend with showers, thunderstorms in store

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The greater Wilson area is in for a damp weekend due to multiple complex weather systems bringing a steady stream of moisture, Al Thomas Jr. explains in this installment of The Wilson Times Weathercast brought to you by

Forecasts call for an 80-90% chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day Saturday and Sunday dropping to 50% overnight. Flash flooding is possible in isolated areas depending on the rain's frequency and intensity. Daytime highs will range from 80-82 degrees.

Rain chances fall to 50% on Monday and climb to 70% on Tuesday. With with more sunshine, high temperatures will rebound into the mid-80s. While a cold front could make Wednesday soggy, drier weather is expected toward the end of next 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 weekend of June 8.