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Weathercast: Winter starts Friday, but lows should remain above freezing

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Temperatures should remain mild from now through Christmas, with only one overnight low at or below freezing predicted for the next 10 days, Albert Thomas Jr. explains in this week's installment of The Wilson Times Weathercast brought to you by

Tuesday is the sole sub-freezing day, and highs should range from the low- to mid-50s for much of this week, reaching 60 degrees on Thursday and Friday. A low-pressure system expected in the region on Thursday should increase rain chances, but overall, expect plenty of sunshine.

Listen to the Weathercast below for an early look at the greater Wilson area's Christmas Eve and Christmas Day forecasts.


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 below to listen to the Weathercast for the week of Dec. 18.