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WEATHERCAST

Mild temps take hold before weekend cold front

Posted on January 12, 2021

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Albert Thomas Jr.

Albert Thomas Jr.

A warm-up, however brief, from recent below-average daytime temperatures has finally arrived for the Wilson Times area.

Tuesday starts the improvement with a move to the historical average of 50 to 52 degrees for a midafternoon high.  

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday then improve to the mid-50s. Some in our southern areas even have a chance to reach the upper 50s, particularly Wednesday and Friday.

With the passage of a cold front overnight Friday, however, it’s back to the mid- to upper 40s Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

Temperatures go from around  freezing overnight Tuesday and Thursday to above freezing overnight Wednesday and Friday, and finally to the 20s overnight Saturday.

Showers will likely overspread the area Friday night but move offshore by midmorning Saturday.

For details, please click on the Weathercast’s audio link.

ABOUT THE WEATHERCAST

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 WilsonTimes.com each Tuesday for a look at workweek weather highlights and get Wilson County’s weekend forecast each Saturday morning.

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