Temperatures to rebound before First Alert Weather Day for Friday rain

Look for a dry, nice day, with temperatures hitting the high 60s.
Look for a dry, nice day, with temperatures hitting the high 60s.
Published: Mar. 16, 2023 at 5:57 AM EDT
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) – As temperatures warm up for the end of the work-week, rain chances will pick up Friday.

  • Today: Filtered sunshine, warmer and dry
  • Friday, St. Patrick’s Day: PM rain, evening/night impacts
  • Weekend: Dry and cool

After a freezing start this morning, today will feature filtered sunshine as high clouds increase and warmer temperatures with highs in the middle to upper 60s. Overnight, temperatures will only fall to the middle 40s!

While Friday morning will start off with only scattered showers, it will end with widespread rain, especially during the evening and nighttime hours. Winds will be strong gusting upwards of 25 mph. Rain will move off by early Saturday morning with a clearing trend for the afternoon.

Saturday will feature decreasing clouds and high temperatures near 60 degrees with another cold blast of air by Sunday morning back below freezing. Sunday afternoon will be chilly with temperatures in the 50s. Chilly temperatures will continue into early next week with potentially wet weather in store for Tuesday/Wednesday - more updates to come.

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Pleasant for today!

Meteorologist Bekah Birdsall