Arctic chill headed to Charlotte Wednesday

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The top weather story is the arctic chill moving towards Charlotte.

A cold front that will open the gate for the chilly air is moving through the area Tuesday.

Skies will start to clear out Tuesday evening and temperatures will still be a lot milder overnight into Wednesday morning in the middle 40s.

Wednesday will be sunny, but strong winds from time to time will bring the arctic air into the city.

Temperatures will reach the middle 60s Wednesday afternoon and then drop quickly to the upper 30s at night.

There is a potential for frost Thursday morning.

The cold air will keep coming and will be even colder Friday morning.

Freezing temperatures are on the radar for the start of Saturday.