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Weathercast: Hot and sunny days through the Fourth of July

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Typical summer weather is in store for the greater Wilson area from this weekend through Independence Day, Al Thomas says in this edition of The Wilson Times Weathercast recorded a day early.

Expect highs in the low to mid-90s Friday and Saturday and a hot Sunday with the heat index reaching the 100-degree mark. Daytime highs should range from the low to mid-90s from Monday through the Fourth of July on Thursday, with the heat index again spiking near the century mark on Wednesday and Thursday.

Overnight lows should remain in the low 70s. Rain chances are slight, with a daily 10% chance of a passing shower or thunderstorm rising to 20% on Sunday and 30% or more on Thursday.

Listen to the Weathercast below for Fourth of July travel forecasts at the beach, including seawater temperatures, and in the North Carolina mountains.


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.

  • Click the play button to listen to the Weathercast for the week of June 28.