Temperatures fluctuate, but mostly dry into MLK Day holiday weekend

First Alert Forecast: Wednesday, Jan. 13 @12pm

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - You’ll enjoy mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies through the remainder of the afternoon.

However, a wave of moisture trekking across the Deep South will usher thicker clouds into the Piedmont and eventually north of the I-40 corridor tonight.

A passing shower can’t be ruled overnight, but most neighborhoods should remain dry into Thursday morning.

Jonathan Stacey's Tuesday afternoon forecast
Jonathan Stacey's Tuesday afternoon forecast (Source: WBTV)

High temperatures will top out in the mid-50s this afternoon before sliding back down into the low to mid-30s Thursday morning.

While tomorrow will start off nippy, temperatures will attempt to touch 60 degrees in the Charlotte Metro mostly sunny skies.

Once again, more clouds will move in late Thursday ahead of a cold front that will bring a few flurries to the mountains and a couple of showers to the Foothills and Piedmont. The precipitation should be fairly inconsequential with this front, but it will knock temperatures off their “above-average” pedestal.

Highs will hit the mid-50s Friday but will only reach the upper Saturday and Sunday with overnight lows in the 20s.

The weather will be quiet and mostly dry across the Piedmont and the Foothills over the holiday weekend, but successive waves of moisture will give the higher elevations a fresh layer of snow each day – with snowfall accumulation on either side of 2″ by Monday evening.

Calm conditions remain through midweek before rain chances inch up Wednesday into Thursday.

First Alert Meteorologist Jonathan Stacey

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