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First Alert Weather: ice and snow to stay but significant weekend thaw on the way

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WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - A frigid Wednesday night is likely! Thereafter, a warming trend will develop and, by the weekend, bring a return to above-average temperatures.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Expect any slush to re-freeze solid with temperatures dipping into the 10s inland and low to mid 20s for many beaches. Use extreme caution! Skies: variably cloudy.

THURSDAY: Expect variable clouds. A shower or two may form. Temperatures will grow to highs in the mid and upper 30s amid light north breezes. 

FRIDAY AND WEEKEND: Expect highs near 48 Friday, 58 Saturday, and 60s for Sunday. Rain chances will stay low until Saturday night and Sunday (40%).

WINTER STORM RECAP: Sleet and snow (more snow inland) tallied to 5" at Maxton, 4" at Elizabethtown, 3" at Watha, 2" at UNCW, and 1" at Shallotte.