CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - High pressure has drifted into the Carolinas behind Tuesday’s cold front, and while we’ll enjoy total sunshine today, it will be unseasonably chilly. We’re starting out in the 30s and will only rebound to the middle 50s this afternoon.
As the high settles right over the WBTV viewing area tonight, we’ll set the stage for the coldest night since early last March. Lows tonight will fall back into the 20s for just about every neighborhood from the mountains to the Piedmont.
After the sub-freezing start, Thursday will bring more sunshine with afternoon readings rising to the upper 50s. A bigger rebound kicks in on Friday sending highs back into the mid to upper 60s. There will probably be a few more clouds around over the weekend, but the rain chance will remain very low and afternoon temperatures will continue the late-week warming trend, heading to near 70° both Saturday and Sunday.
The next chance for a few scattered showers may arrive on Monday and Tuesday of next week, but nothing serious is in the forecast at this point.
Thereafter, we hopefully dry out again and with any luck, stay rain-free for the holiday. Thanksgiving is still more than a week out, so this early-call forecast is subject to adjustment, but at this point, it looks like we’ll have seasonal temps in the lower 60s with low rain chances.
Hope you have a great hump day!
- Meteorologist Al Conklin