A few storms possible for the weekend, with a First Alert for early next week

First Alert Weather: Hot and hazy conditions will continue for our Friday
Published: Jul. 23, 2021 at 7:19 AM EDT
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - A Code Orange Air Quality Alert has been issued across the North Carolina foothills and mountains today, with a Code Yellow Air Quality Alert for Charlotte and areas east of I-77. A stray shower or storm will be possible today, mainly confined to the mountains, with a few more storms likely for Saturday. A First Alert has been issued for Monday and Tuesday.

  • Friday: Stray shower or storm; 91 degrees
  • Saturday: Few afternoon and evening storms; 90 degrees
  • Sunday: Stray storm; 91 degrees
  • First Alert Monday and Tuesday: Scattered rain and storms

Hot and hazy conditions will continue for our Friday, with a few spotty rain showers and storms possible across the N.C. mountains. Friday afternoon high temperatures will range from around 91 degrees in the Charlotte area, to around 80 degrees around Boone and the mountains.

Tonight will be partly cloudy and mild, with overnight low temperatures around 71 degrees.

Next three days
Next three days(First Alert Weather)

Saturday will feature a few rain showers and thunderstorms, mainly for the afternoon and evening hours, so make sure you stay weather aware during the day with the WBTV Weather app for your mobile device.

Saturday afternoon high temperatures will be around 90 degrees.

Sunday will feature a few isolated storms, with high temperatures around 91 degrees.

Futurecast(First Alert Weather)

A First Alert has been issued for Monday and Tuesday, due to increased chances for scattered rain showers and thunderstorms. High temperatures look to remain warm, as afternoon high temperatures will stay around 90 degrees.

Isolated storms and hot temperatures will continue Wednesday through Friday of next week, with high temperatures in the low to mid-90s.

Have a great Friday and weekend ahead!

- Meteorologist Jason Myers

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