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Weathercast: Showers could bring relief from sweltering heat

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A mini break from intense summer heat may arrive in the Wilson area Friday and Saturday.

Until then, it is more of the same with only the chance of a thunderstorm interrupting afternoon heat indexes around 105 degrees.

High temperatures Tuesday through Thursday should reach the mid-90s with storm chances at 30% Tuesday, 20% Wednesday and 40% Thursday.

Friday marks a distinct change.

More clouds are on tap as storm probabilities jump to at least 60%.  High temperatures should hold around 90. Shower chances go down a little on Saturday, to 50%, with highs between 88 and 90.

Overnight lows hold in the mid-70s through Thursday before landing around 70 overnight Friday and Saturday.

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


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 July 21.