by: John Ahrens Updated:CHARLOTTE —
While the Charlotte area has seen about 1 ¾” of rain and some localized flooding, it could have been much worse. All of the severe weather has remained well to our south. The same wedge of cool air that has kept our area in the low 50s all day protected us.
Rain is pushing southeast of Charlotte and should pull out in the next two hours.
A few showers may fall later Monday night as the actual cold front passes through around midnight. Temperatures will be pretty steady as the cool wedge is broken by the passing cold front.
There will be a mix of clouds and sun Tuesday; the atmosphere is still pretty churned up, so an isolated afternoon shower is possible. Temperatures will rise to the mid to upper 60s.
The rest of the week through the weekend looks great. There will be plenty of sunshine and temperatures warm up to the 70s by Thursday. They will stay there through the weekend.
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