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Weathercast: Sunny, clear skies with a warming trend this week

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A mild start to the week will progress to balmy spring temperatures under dry and sunny skies as a perfect mid-May script plays out across the greater Wilson region, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in this installment of The Wilson Times Weathercast brought to you by

A high-pressure system is expected to dominate Tuesday through Sunday, holding rain chances below 10% and keeping lots of sunshine around. Wilson-area residents will wake up to temperatures in the low 50s on Tuesday with the mercury topping out around 70. Tuesday should be breezy, with northwest winds from 10-15 mph continuing until early evening.

After a low in the mid-40s, Wednesday should see a warmup to the mid-70s. Lows should then stabilize in the mid-50s followed by a Thursday afternoon jump to near 80 degrees. The warming trend should continue through Saturday, when the region can expect highs reaching toward the upper 80s and a Saturday night low in the middle 60s.


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.

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