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Weathercast: Upper 80s already? Balmy temps settle in this week

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Above-average temperatures will make this week feel more like early June than early May, with daytime highs ranging from 85 to 88 degrees Tuesday through Saturday.

Those balmy highs and the overnight lows forecast in the low 60s are both roughly 10 degrees above normal for this time of year, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in this week's installment of The Wilson Times Weathercast brought to you by

The week should be sunny, with minimal rain chances until Friday evening. A cold front set to arrive will bring a 20 percent chance of showers and storms increasing to 30 percent overnight and 40 percent during the day Saturday. Cloud cover will hold Saturday's high in the upper 70s. As for Sunday, weather models are split. Click the play button below to find out why.


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 first week in May.