Weather

  Mostly Sunny and Pleasant Sunday; First Alert for Monday

Clear skies will continue overnight, with temperatures cooling to around 30 degrees for Sunday morning. Sunday will feature mostly sunny skies, with high temperatures around 60 degrees.

  Temperatures to reach teens by Saturday morning

  Temperatures cool below freezing overnight leaving potential for icy roads

  First Alert: Rain, sleet and snow in the forecast

  In case you haven’t heard – snow hits Thursday

  First Alert: Winter weather aims for Carolinas through Thursday

  First Alert: Snow in the forecast

Continued Coverage

  Rain moves out Tuesday night - snow next?

  First Alert: Mostly cloudy skies turn rainy through Tuesday afternoon into Wednesday

  First Alert: Rain today, wintry mix possible Thursday

  First Alert for late Tuesday plus – late week snow?

  First Alert: Fair skies to be replaced by another round of rain Tuesday

  Dry Presidents Day, First Alert for more rain Tuesday into Wednesday

Dry President’s Day Monday; First Alert Tuesday into Wednesday

President’s Day Monday will feature partly to mostly cloudy skies, with a stray rain shower possible, and high temperatures back around 60 degrees.

  Milder temps today - First Alert for Tuesday

Today will be almost average for this time of year. We will be in the mid 50s with mainly cloudy skies. Showers are a possibility from midday on. They shouldn’t be heavy – just enough to keep the umbrella handy.

Cool and mainly dry end to the weekend, First Alert for Tuesday

President’s Day Monday will feature partly to mostly cloudy skies, with a stray rain shower possible, and high temperatures back around 60 degrees.

  Dry weekend! More rain next week though.

As we move into the new week, we will warm back to the low to mid 60s on Monday and Tuesday.

  Winter chill arrives with the weekend!

  Finally, a nice stretch of dry weather

  Finally dry weather returns, but so does cold air!

  Rain gradually tapers off, cold air moves in

  First Alert: Strong line of storms to bring gusty winds to WBTV viewing area

  First Alert posted for Thursday morning – more rain

  Much cooler today, tracking a thunderstorm risk Thursday

Mostly cloudy, damp and much cooler today with temperatures holding in the 50s. Spotty, mostly light rain will break out across the WBTV viewing area by afternoon, ensuring we don’t warm up much today.

  First Alert Day Thursday for more rain

Mercifully Tuesday was a mainly dry day across the region and it appears Wednesday will be similar.

  Lighter, mostly scattered rain showers continue before another First Alert Thursday

With all the recent rainfall we have had, flooding issues are likely to continue the rest of this week, especially along swollen creeks, streams, rivers and lakes.

  First Alert: More rain and flooding concerns ahead

A First Alert is in effect today and again for Thursday, as several more rounds of widespread rain are expected, leading to more flooding concerns.

  First Alert Day declared for Tuesday and Thursday, more flooding concerns

A First Alert is in effect for Tuesday and again for Thursday, as several rounds of widespread rain are expected this week, leading to more flooding concerns.

  First Alert late Monday into Tuesday; More flooding concerns ahead

A First Alert is in effect for late Monday into Tuesday and again for Thursday, as several rounds of widespread rain are expected this week, leading to more flooding concerns.

  First Alert late Monday into Tuesday; More flooding concerns ahead

A First Alert is in effect for late Monday into Tuesday and again for Thursday, as widespread rain is expected, leading to more flooding concerns.

  Patchy freezing fog possible Sunday morning, more flooding concerns next week

Patchy freezing fog will be possible overnight into Sunday as temperatures fall below freezing for early Sunday morning.

  Rain and snow showers today - but a dry Sunday!

Today won’t be terribly eventful – but it will be chilly. We will only reach the low 40s this afternoon. That’s about ten degrees below average and 20-25 degrees cooler than it was most of last week.

  Big swings in Charlotte weather – from tornadoes to snowfall

After four confirmed tornadoes ripped across our region Thursday, and torrential rains have led to ongoing river flooding, now we are quickly pivoting to snow in the forecast, some of which could show up near Charlotte again over the weekend.

  NWS confirms EF-1 tornado near Pineville

An EF-1 tornado with 95 mph winds was confirmed west of Pineville during Thursday storms, the National Weather Service confirmed Friday.

  First Alert: Ongoing flooding and blustery conditions today may bring down more trees

The primary concern today will be wind gusts to 40 mph and floodwaters that will be slow to recede.

  Rain moving out but flooding and high winds continue

So while brighter skies are on the way back Friday, the danger of falling trees remains with the saturated ground, weaker root systems and wind gusts to around 40 mph.

  Powerful storms, possible tornadoes leave wake of destruction in Mecklenburg, surrounding counties

The Charlotte-Douglas International Airport issued a “Shelter in Place” and said the FAA evacuated the tower.

  First Alert Thursday for flooding rains and severe storms

A large storm system in the middle of the country is heading into the Carolinas on Thursday and the first round of rain out ahead of it will make an appearance around daybreak Thursday.

  Surge of moisture to bring potential for severe storms, flash floods Thursday

First Alert: A Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for the mountains, as the very wet system we’ve been tracking for several days is moving our way.

  Flooding rains a growing concern this week

A large scale and strong storm system over the middle of the country is already influencing our weather with scattered showers popping around the region.

  Beginning of a very wet stretch

Light, scattered showers today ahead of a threat for severe storms and heavy rain Thursday.

  April temperatures may lead to spring storms

We hit 74 degrees on Monday, the record high was 81°. Mild weather will continue through Thursday until the next cold front crashes through the region.

  First Alert: Storms replace sunshine by midweek

Thursday – with a 90% chance - will be the wettest day.

  Unseasonably warm start to your workweek

Today will feature plenty of sunshine with warm afternoon readings in the low 70s, a good 20° above average for this time of the year, enjoy!

  Spring-like week ahead... even storms possible by Thursday

By Tuesday, we will have a few showers and Wednesday will bring even more. Thursday will be the wettest day. That is why a First Alert has been issued. Even a few thunderstorms aren’t out of the question. It will be warm all of those days. We will be in the mid to upper 60s each afternoon.

  A big warm-up is in our future!

Sunday and Monday may feel a little like spring! We will see the sun both days. Highs on Sunday will be close to 60° and we will be close to 70° on Monday. Rain shouldn’t get in the way either of those days.

  Heavy rain giving way to a drier weekend

Saturday will be a mix of clouds, sunshine and occasional showers and mountain snow showers as an upper level low moves across the area.

  First Alert: Wet and cold Friday

Low pressure, gathering along the Gulf Coast today will quickly make a turn to the north and head up the Carolina coast over the next 24 hours.

  First Alert Friday - more rain and snow

By late Friday night, another one to two inches of snow will likely be on the ground again in the mountains with the higher totals up around the peaks as usual.

  First Alert: Rain returns Friday, but exits by the weekend

After an early morning bout with winter weather in the mountains and light rain in the Piedmont, we're now dry under sunny skies. But saver the sunshine while it lasts, because it will be short-lived.

  First Alert: Wet end to the workweek

With a bubble of high pressure around for today and early Friday, we will dry out again before yet another storm system throws showers our way late Friday and Friday night.

  First Alert night for mountain snow

A storm system moving along the Gulf Coast overnight will hit us with spotty light rain overnight and periods of snow in the country. The highest elevations could once again see a light accumulation, perhaps an inch or so.

  FIRST ALERT: A little snow for the mountains tonight

Early sunshine today will give way to increasing clouds as another weak storm system skirts by us to the south tonight.

  First Alert issued Thursday morning for possible snow

While the accumulating snow will be confined to the high country, areas outside and east of the mountains could see some brief snow showers Thursday morning.

  Seasonal sunshine today before rain returns midweek

High-pressure building into the Carolinas today will result in a good deal of sunshine with afternoon readings in the middle 50s, pretty close to average for this time of the year.

  Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect for the mountains

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 7 a.m. on Tuesday for elevations over 3,500 feet for Ashe, Watauga and Avery counties.

  First Alert Evening for the mountains

A First Alert continues through the evening hours for Avery, Ashe and Watauga Co. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 7am on Tuesday for elevations over 3,500ft in these counties.

  FIRST ALERT: Wintry mix of snow and rain for the mountains today

A weak weather system crossing the Carolinas today will bring spotty showers with high elevation snow for the mountains.

  Sun for Sunday! Here’s what the week ahead holds

Monday will bring more cloud cover but highs will still be in the low to mid 50s. There is a chance for a few showers to pop through. It won’t be an all-day rain, but you might want to have the raincoat handy.

  Time for a break from the rain!

The mountains will be a bit of a different story. You will remain cooler, with highs only in the 30s.

  Rain lingers for early Friday night, yet drier weather expected for the weekend

Rain showers will taper off Friday night, with a little wintry mix possible for the NC mountains, and a fog/mist for the Piedmont. Overnight low temperatures are expected to cool into the 30s for Saturday morning.

  First Alert: Wet Friday, better weekend

As we’ve talked about all week long, today is going to be wet. Pretty much from start to finish. Grab your umbrella and keep it close by, you’re going to need it.

  First Alert Friday: Rain and ice

During the overnight hours Thursday night, a Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for the high country as some of the rain will transition to light freezing rain for several hours leading up to daybreak on Friday.

  First Alert: Wet end to the workweek

We’re still dry today, but cloud cover will gradually lower and thicken as the day unfolds. Afternoon readings will rebound to near 50°, which is better than where we’ve been all this week, but that’s still a little below average for this time of the year.

  Cold air will give way to rainfall and a First Alert Friday

After two straight days in the 30s during the afternoon hours, we bounced back into the mid and upper 40s on Wednesday. These milder temperatures will hang around going forward.

  First Alert: Wet end to the workweek

With high-pressure center right over the WBV viewing area, dry, cold conditions will persist for a couple of more days before rain returns on Friday.

  Cold air will give way to wet weather

Tuesday’s low was 23 degrees, we’re forecasting a low of 21 degrees Wednesday morning.

  Bundle up - Even colder temps are settling in tonight

We are aiming for a low of 21°. That would make it the new coldest temperature.

  Coldest temps of the season come tonight

As high-pressure builds our way from the Midwest, dry, cold conditions will persist across the WBTV for a couple of more days.

  Cold air continues to grip the region

Monday’s high temperature of 39 degrees will likely be the coldest afternoon we see for the rest of the week, but that won’t stop the next three days from seeing lows persist in the 20s. So keep those heavy coats handy.

  Dangerously cold temperatures expected Monday night into Tuesday

As the breeze backs off tonight, temperatures will be even colder with most neighborhoods falling back to near 20° at daybreak Tuesday.

  Well below average temperatures over the next few days

As high pressure builds our way from the Midwest, dry, cold conditions will persist across the WBTV for several more days.

  Out with the rain and in with the sun!

Starting on MLK Day, we will notice a big temperature change! Highs will drop a good ten degrees from today.

  Rain Diminishes Tonight, with Sunshine Returning for Sunday

Mostly sunny skies develop for Sunday, with chilly temperatures and dry conditions into early next week.

  Bitterly cold temperatures start off the week

Below average temperatures develop through midweek, with rain chances returning toward the end of the week.

  First Alert! Cool and wet Saturday ahead

Today will be a cool and gray one.

  Cold air arrived on time - next up, ice?

The cold air will be front and center on Saturday as daybreak temperatures will be below freezing and highs only managing the mid 40s. Cloudy skies will rule the day and they will produce showers at times as well.

  First Alert: Friday’s chilly air followed by wintry mix, rain chances Saturday

The warm streak is officially over across the Carolinas. With high pressure in control over the WBTV viewing area, temperatures have plummeted into the 20s and 30s Friday morning.

  First Alert Days now declared for Friday and Saturday

For you fans of mild weather, enjoy the remainder of your Thursday because a sudden blast of cold air arrives overnight and will alter your approach to the day on Friday.

  First Alert issued as temperatures fall below freezing going into Friday

It turns noticeably colder tonight with lows in the upper 20s to lower 30s.

  Major changes in the First Alert forecast

The frontal system we’ve been tracking for the past few days will finally push east of the WBTV area today, ushering in drier air and a welcome return to sunshine and one last day of mild high temperatures in the middle 60s.