• Clear skies Thursday night, dry weekend ahead

    By: Vicki Graf


    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - It has turned out to be a beautiful afternoon with sunny skies and highs approaching the mid-40s.

    The Severe Weather Center 9 team is tracking another cold front on the way Friday. It is a fairly dry cold front so there will be no rain or snow in the Charlotte area.

    There will be mostly clear skies Thursday night with lows falling to 27 degrees. There will be some clouds on Friday and it will be warmer with temperatures approaching the low 50s. The mountains have the threat for snow throughout the day, could see up to 1 inch with higher amounts in the peaks.

    Cooler air moves in for Saturday. The area will start the day off at a chilly 21 degrees though plenty of sunshine in the afternoon with highs in the mid/low 40s.

    There will be another nice day Sunday. It will be a bit warmer with highs in the low 50s. This is the first weekend in about a month where it will stay dry in the Charlotte area the whole weekend.

    As of right now, models are showing a couple of upper level cold fronts that will move through the area next week. They are moisture starved so rain chances will stay low, but it will usher in some colder temps by mid-week.

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