First Alert: Sub-freezing temperatures for Friday and Saturday morning

First Alert: Jason Myers' midday forecast

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - Much colder Canadian air will continue to move into the region through Friday, leading to Freeze Warnings for Friday morning across most of the WBTV viewing area.

All of the WBTV viewing area can expect Friday and Saturday morning low temperatures to drop into the 20s, so make sure you protect any sensitive vegetation, and have a jacket for the morning hours.

Freeze Warnings and Wind Advisory in effect
Freeze Warnings and Wind Advisory in effect (Source: WBTV)

Mostly sunny skies will continue throughout our Thursday afternoon, with high temperatures in the low to mid 50s for the piedmont, and upper 30s for the mountains. The mountains have had snow flurries today, which should taper off into tonight.

Friday Morning Lows
Friday Morning Lows (Source: WBTV)

Tonight will be clear and cold, with low temperatures in the upper 20s around Charlotte, to upper teens around Boone.

Good Friday will feature mostly sunny skies through the day, with afternoon high temperatures back in the low to mid 50s.

3-Day Highs
3-Day Highs (Source: WBTV)

Easter Weekend looks perfect, with plenty of sunshine for Saturday and Easter Sunday, with chilly mornings in the 30s and 40s, and mild afternoons. Saturday afternoon high temperatures will remain cool, with highs in the lower 60s.

Easter Sunday will be warmer, with high temperatures in the lower 70s.

The warming trend and dry weather continues into early next week, with high temperatures in the mid to upper 70s for Monday and Tuesday, and around 80 degrees by Wednesday. 

7-Day Forecast
7-Day Forecast (Source: WBTV)

Rain chances look minimal, with the chance for a few rain showers by Thursday and Friday of next week.

Remember, you can get your latest weather updates and forecast on the go with the free WBTV First Alert Weather app.

- Meteorologist Jason Myers

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