• FORECAST: Below-freezing wind chill expected this weekend

    By: Steve Udelson

    Updated:

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Two cold fronts will arrive this week, bringing cold temperatures to the Charlotte area.

    Wednesday will be the last mild day around Charlotte for quite some time when it comes to temperatures.  Highs will reach the low-to-mid 50s by the afternoon under sunny skies.

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    A strong arctic cold front will race through the region Thursday and winds will noticeably pick up and temps will drop by the afternoon hours.

    Highs will fall to barely 40 degrees by Friday afternoon and a second, much more severe blast of cold air arrives on Sunday.

    Temperatures won’t even hit the freezing point to wrap up the weekend but other than some light mountain snow, conditions will remain dry in the metro.

    Wind chill values will be below zero in the Charlotte metro area by Sunday morning.

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