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FIRST ALERT: Rain, dramatically cooler temperatures soon to return

Published: May. 11, 2021 at 6:37 AM EDT
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - Today will be about 10° cooler than Monday with afternoon readings close to 70° under partly to mostly cloudy skies and a noticeable NE breeze.  Rain chances will be low today.

  • Lots of clouds and much cooler today
  • First Alert: Rain and chilly temps midweek
  • Dry and warmer weather for the weekend

Rain may break out late tonight in western sections, but most of the night should stay dry with lows in the upper 40s to lower 50s.

Dramatically cooler temperatures and more rain is in the forecast for Wednesday, with most neighborhoods not getting much out of the chilly 50s. The rain does not look terribly heavy, and the risk of severe weather is low, but plan on rain for the morning commute before tapering down after lunchtime.

Rain chances will taper back Thursday and Friday and temperatures will gradually warm back up. Thursday will bring highs in the upper 60s to near 70° before warming further into the lower 70s on Friday.

The weekend looks nice overall, with mid 70s for Saturday followed by upper 70s on Sunday with low rain chances both days.

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Hope you have a terrific Tuesday!

Meteorologist Al Conklin

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