Fast-moving rainmaker brushes the Carolinas Thursday

WBTV Wednesday morning weather forecast

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - Lighter winds and mostly sunny skies will give way to increasing clouds through the late evening and overnight hours as a disturbance moves south of the Carolinas tomorrow.

While scattered showers will spread across the region during the first part of the day, drier conditions will dominate the afternoon and evening hours Thursday. Even though mostly cloudy skies may linger into Friday, the final day of the workweek should be rain-free.

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

Meanwhile, high temperatures will continue to run several degrees above seasonal averages into the mid to upper 50s through Friday.

Temperatures will fall back to the upper 40s and lower 50s during the weekend. Despite the slight drop in temperatures sunshine will be sustained Saturday and into the first part of the day Sunday.

The entrance of thicker clouds Sunday afternoon will signal the eastward movement of a robust system that will slide into the WBTV viewing overnight into Monday morning.

First Alert is in effect for Monday as scattered rain showers and downpours will track over the mountains and into Piedmont during for the greater part of the day.

Colder air on the system’s back end will give way to winter weather into the mountains Monday evening into early Tuesday morning.

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