First Alert Weather Day: Rain, strong gusts this evening

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We will have brief dry-out between rain, but expect colder temperatures next week.
Published: Mar. 17, 2023 at 6:03 AM EDT
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - Wet and windy for today with rain picking up during the evening hours.

First Alert Weather Day Today: Rain likely, windy

Weekend: Dry & cool

Early Next Week: Chilly mornings

Scattered showers are expected this morning and early afternoon with rain moving in for the evening hours. A few rumbles of thunder are possible but no severe weather.

Next few hours
Next few hours(First Alert Weather)

Winds will be strong gusting upwards of 25 miles per hour at times during the afternoon. Rain will move off by early Saturday morning.

Saturday will start off damp and cloudy with decreasing clouds and high temperatures near 60° for the afternoon.

Sunday morning, temperatures will be back below freezing in the lower 30s. The afternoon will be chilly with temperatures in the 50s.

Chilly mornings will continue into early next week, so make plans to protect those sensitive plants! Rain chances have decreased for Tuesday - no First Alert Weather Day!

Low temperatures this week
Low temperatures this week(First Alert Weather)

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Have a great weekend!

- Meteorologist Bekah Birdsall