Hot, sunny today; week has very little chance of rain

Hot, hot temperatures and mostly sunny skies are on the forecast for today.

Today brings a very bright sunny day with some cloud coverage and highs in the upper 80s, according to the National Weather Service in Wilmington.

Warm temperatures will continue through the weekend and into early next week before cooler air works into the region, the NWS said.

Monday will be mostly sunny and warm with a high near 85 degrees. Overnight, expect partly cloudy skies and much cooler temperatures with lows dropping down into the upper 50s.

A few scattered showers and thunderstorms may be possible Tuesday due to an incoming cold front. Otherwise, some sunshine rolls in on Tuesday, with a high of 85 degrees.

Tuesday night will be mostly cloudy but cool. The overnight low will fall around 56 degrees.

Abundant sunshine reigns warmly on Wednesday, with temperatures cooling down slightly into the upper 70s.

Overnight, mostly clear skies are expected with temperatures dipping into the lower 50s.

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