Deep freeze hits Charlotte, will remain through week

by: Keith Monday Updated:

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Charlotte area is in a deep freeze Wednesday morning and will stay that way for quite some time.

The Queen City may only spend a few hours above freezing Wednesday afternoon before temperatures plunge again Wednesday night -- lows will fall into the teens again under clear skies.

The next wave of cold air arrives Thursday afternoon, which will keep temps in the lower 30s on Friday.

Temperatures will slowly recover heading into the weekend, with dry weather remaining.

Highs Wednesday will stay in the 30s, the coldest day in two weeks.

Morning temperatures for the rest of the week will stay in the teens, at least into Saturday, and Friday’s high could be colder than Wednesday’s.

The weekend will provide a warm-up and dry conditions but temps won’t return to 50 degrees until Sunday.