FORECAST: Temps dive as rain moves in; wet weather hangs around all day

FORECAST: Temps dive as rain moves in; wet weather hangs around all day
(Rafal Olkis)

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Friday afternoon forecast update with Meteorologist Keith Monday

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  • Rainy weather continues to slowly creep toward the Charlotte area Friday morning.
  • Showers will be light and isolated, mostly farther west this morning -- the morning drive should remain dry for most.
  • The wet weather will pick up toward midday and the rain will be with us throughout the afternoon and evening.
  • There is a small risk for wintry weather in the mountains, but temperatures are marginal so impacts should be low.
  • The high temperature for the day actually happened at midnight (in the 50s) and will drop into the lower 40s by the afternoon as the rain picks up.
  • The weekend continues to look drier and warmer, with highs back into the 60s on Saturday and 70s on Sunday.
  • The possibility of showers will continue through the beginning of next week.

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