First Alert in place for Sunday, Monday as storm chances return

Temperatures will warm back up this weekend as storm chances grow.
Saturday will be warm with a chance for scattered storms.
Published: Aug. 19, 2022 at 12:30 PM EDT
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - The forecast looks to be warmer and unsettled at times through the weekend, with a First Alert in place for Sunday and Monday due to the threat of scattered storms.

  • Few lingering showers Friday evening.
  • Scattered storms and warmer for Saturday.
  • First Alert: Rain chances pick up Sunday and Monday.

Weekend Forecast: Saturday will start off in the upper 60s and top out in the mid 80s as scattered storms develop by the afternoon and evening hours. Rain chances look highest in the mountains, but a few storms could impact the Foothills and Piedmont as well.

Rain coverage on Saturday and Sunday
Rain coverage on Saturday and Sunday(WBTV First Alert Weather)

Temperatures will be similar Sunday, but rain chances will be picking up!

A First Alert is in place as scattered storms have a better chance of impacting those outdoor plans, even heading into Monday. It won’t be a washout either day but keep your rain gear and WBTV First Alert Weather App handy just in case.

Below-average temperatures and a daily storm chances will last through the rest of the seven-day forecast!

Tropical Update: We now have Potential Tropical Cyclone Four in the SW Gulf of Mexico and Tropical Storm Danielle could form as early as the start of the weekend! No local impacts are anticipated as the forecast path takes the system right into Mexico by early Sunday.

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Have a great weekend!

- Meteorologist Rachel Coulter