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The Charlotte area will be under a Wind Advisory on Saturday.
- Saturday will bring a stormy start to the day as rain will start to move in around 8 a.m., which is coming from the mountains.
- The storm will lose some of its intensity over the mountains, by the time it reaches the metro we will be seeing those thunderstorms cells become more isolated.
- Winds are expected to be between 15 mph and 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph in Charlotte on Saturday.
- Rain is expected to move out by 2 p.m.
- There is also a High Wind Warning Saturday into Sunday for the mountains, including Avery, Caldwell, and Burke counties.
- Winds will be between 25 mph and 35 mph with gusts up to 65 mph.
- The high temperature for Charlotte on Saturday will be near 65 and on Sunday, 55.
- Sunday will clearly be the more tranquil day this weekend.
- Mostly clear conditions kick off the work week.
- Weather will remain dry and warm up into midweek.
- Temperatures will cool down late next week.
It's going to be an active start to our Saturday! A band of intense storms will continue to track eastward throughout the morning. Level 1 risk for severe weather just SE of the city @wsoctv pic.twitter.com/UXjtWBgKEy— Madi Baggett (@madithemet) April 1, 2023
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