First Alert Saturday for the N.C. mountains, as snow develops in the high country

First Alert Weather

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - A cold front will continue to move eastward across the Carolinas, ushering in colder temperatures for the weekend. Skies will begin to clear through early tonight, with overnight low temperatures cooling into the lower 20s for the mountains, to around 30 degrees in the piedmont.

Saturday is a First Alert day for the NC mountains, as snow showers develop throughout the day, with a few snow flurries to sprinkles possible across the piedmont. Temperatures will be colder for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend, with Saturday afternoon high temperatures ranging from the mid-40s in the piedmont, to around 30 degrees in the mountains.

Sunday is expected to be drier, with partly cloudy skies, and a few snow flurries in the mountains. Sunday morning low temperatures will range from the upper 20s in the piedmont, to around 20 degrees in the mountains. Sunday afternoon high temperatures will range from the upper 40s in the piedmont, to lower 30s in the mountains.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday will remain chilly with high temperatures in the upper 40s for the piedmont, and around 30 degrees in the mountains, with some mountain snow flurries possible.

Tuesday and Wednesday will feature mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies, with high temperatures back into the 50s for the piedmont, and around 40 degrees for the mountains.

Another chance for scattered rain showers will develop Thursday into Friday, with high temperatures remaining in the 50s for the piedmont, and 40s for the mountains.

Have a safe weekend ahead!

Meteorologist Jason Myers

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