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  A preview of Summer ahead with temps peaking into the 90s

We will likely see our first 90° day of the season over the next few days

  Coolest morning in three weeks, temps expected to rise to lower 70s

  Nice stretch of weather expected during the week with temps in the 70s

  First Alert Saturday, showers and storms roll through the region

  First Alert declared for Saturday with showers and storms in the forecast

  Hurricane Awareness Tour takes Charlotte by storm

  Rain chances increase as we move closer to the weekend

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  Spotty overnight showers move into the morning with afternoon thundershowers likely to develop

  Mixed sun, clouds with afternoon temps peaking close to 80°

  Plenty of sunshine and warm temperatures through mid-week

  FIRST ALERT issued for Saturday, strong storms expected to hit Carolinas

  Scattered thunderstorms expected during the weekend with mid 80 temps

  Another day with a quick warm-up into the mid-80s

  Temperatures expected to rise near the 90s through Saturday

Temperatures expected to rise near the 90s through Saturday

  Cool start to the morning before temps continue to rise into the upper 80s

We’re starting cool this morning with daybreak readings in the 50s, but we can expect a swift warm-up today with afternoon readings topping out in the mid to upper 80s under mostly sunny skies

  Temperatures will rise above average as we move into the week

Looking beyond today, temperatures will rebound around high pressure, generally running in the mid-upper 80s Tuesday through Friday, well above average for late-April/early-May

  Temps will rise into the 80s before we gear up for more rain tomorrow

There could be some more afternoon cloud cover, but the southwest breezes will still make for a warm day.

  Temperatures expected to rise into the 80s through Thursday

  Next few days expected to be warm after slight cool down over weekend

  Tornadoes confirmed by NWS crews after surveying damage left by severe weather in the Carolinas

  FIRST ALERT: Strong storms rip through WBTV viewing area

  Looking ahead to First Alert Friday: Gusty winds, heavy downpours, hail

  Temperatures peak in the 80s, First Alert declared for Friday

  Sunshine, seasonable temperatures after chilly weather in the morning

Temperatures in the WBTV viewing area Tuesday morning are chilly but we will rise into the 70s by the afternoon

Sunshine to move into the area after Sunday’s severe weather

Temperatures are expected to peak into the 80s this week with sunshine dominating most of the week.

  Storms moved across the Carolinas with tornado warnings, watches

The WBTV viewing area braced for potentially damaging winds and hail as strong thunderstorms moved through Sunday. An isolated chance of a tornado also wasn’t out of the realm of possibilities.

  Warm temps, severe weather expected throughout the weekend

As for today, it will be very warm and very humid with a few widely separated showers for the morning and midday hours.

  Beautiful day filled with ample sunshine and temps near 80°

Ample sunshine today along with a breezy and unseasonably warm afternoon with readings in the upper 70s to near 80°

  Possible wash-out this weekend? Probably not, but you can still expect some showers, t-storms

A huge storm system cutting across the Plains and Midwest will bring blizzard conditions out that way, but simply drag a front across the Carolinas over the weekend.

  Storm system has soggy impact on Charlotte

A storm system brought another afternoon of heavy rain to Charlotte.

  Photographer captures ‘pollmageddon’ over eastern NC before downpour

In the hours before thunderstorms rolled across the state Monday afternoon, NC photographer Jeremy Gilchrist captured photos of what he’s calling “pollmageddon.”

  More rain ahead with seasonable temps in the 70s

Wednesday and Thursday will be fabulous days. With highs in the mid 70s, it will be sunny and dry.

  FIRST ALERT: Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued as heavy rain, damaging winds and possible hail move in

Thunderstorms are possible from late afternoon through midnight and some could be on the strong to severe side.

  Meteorologists discuss how hurricane rating system affects public perception at weather conference

Director Ken Graham says meteorologists and emergency officials need to do a much better job at communicating real risks to viewers because somehow, the public is missing out on what the real threats are.

  First Alert: Disruptive, heavy rain from morning commute tapering off this afternoon

The disruptive rain is expected to clear out in time for the Knights to take the field again tonight

  First Alert Day issued for Friday as disruptive rain expected

Friday is a First Alert Day with yet another rainy day to close out the week in the forecast.

  Temperatures expected to soar into the 70s during the afternoon

Enjoy the fair weather while we have it, because Friday is a First Alert Day with yet another rainy close to the week in the forecast.

  First Alert Day issued for Friday, disruptive rain expected

A First Alert Day has been issued for Friday as we are expecting disruptive rain to arrive early in the day and hamper the morning commute.

  Yesterday we had snow, today it’s wall-to-wall sunshine with temps in the 70s

Following Tuesday's snowy start and sunny finish, we’re starting off cold this morning but afternoon temps will rise to the 70s.

  Snow, rain and sunshine to greet second day of April

Snow and rain is expected to move into the Charlotte area late morning bringing a light dusting to neighborhoods.

  Cold start to April: Chance of snow Tuesday

With high pressure in control on this first morning of April, it feels more like Winter than Spring

  Seasonal temperatures this morning and 70′s in the afternoon

We’re starting off not in the 20s and 30s this morning, but rather mainly in the seasonal 40s and with that jump start, we’re headed for the 70s this afternoon.

  Average temperatures, sunshine back in the forecast

With high pressure dominating, we’ve got wall to wall sunshine back in the forecast today

  Below average temperatures for March today with wall-to-wall sunshine

Many neighborhoods in the mountains will dip back into the 20s while the Charlotte area will fall back to near 32°.

  Sunshine moves into the area after light morning showers

There are still plenty of clouds around this morning, and in spots, even a few light showers with readings in the upper 40s to lower 50s.

  First Alert Evening: Rain expected to move into the area after beautiful weekend

Partly cloudy and mild conditions will dominate the first half of the day and we’ll jump back into the lower 70s before any rain arrives late in the day.

  Thursday’s showers replaced with sunny, breezy weather across WBTV viewing area

Thursday nights rain showers have moved east of the WBTV viewing area and skies have cleared considerably overnight.

  Cloudy with evening showers, potential thunder moves into the area overnight

Evening showers will push off to the east and skies will clear overnight with lows falling back to the 30s.

  Below average temperatures, northerly breeze make for a chilly day

We’re starting out cold again this morning with daybreak readings in the 20s and 30s, and we’ll only rebound to the mid to upper 50s today.

  Temperatures expected to rise to upper 50s with mostly sunny skies

We’re starting out cold again this morning with daybreak readings in the 20s and 30s, and we’ll only rebound to the mid to upper 50s today under mostly sunny skies.

  Cold start to the day with temps rebounding to the 50s

Clear skies and lighter breezes tonight will allow for readings to fall to near or even below freezing for most WBTV-area neighborhoods Tuesday morning.

  Rain, thunderstorms rolling into the area through the evening

Behind the front, conditions will clear as we head into the weekend. Sunny to partly cloudy skies will be the feature Saturday and Sunday.

  Unseasonably warm with temps jumping into the low to mid 70s

It will remain dry and unseasonably warm with afternoon readings jumping into the low to mid 70s for most WBTV-area neighborhoods.

  Nice weather, sunshine today with highs jumping into the upper 60s

High pressure is still firmly in control of our weather and so after a chilly start, today will be dry and pretty nice with a decent amount of sunshine before clouds increase late in the day.

  Sunshine with seasonably warm temperatures for the next few days

Today and Wednesday will be dry and pretty nice with a decent amount of sunshine both days and highs in the seasonal 60s.

  Partly sunny throughout the day, little chance of rain in the late afternoon

Considerable cloudiness will filter available sunshine, and afternoon readings will be in the upper 60s for most WBTV-area neighborhoods.

  First Alert: Wintry mix in the mountains before transitioning to rain

Rain will overspread from midday through the evening, meaning the afternoon commute is likely going to be wet for almost everybody

  One more day of sun before rain moves into the area Friday

Looking ahead to Friday, the day may start out dry in the Charlotte area but rain chances will increase as the day unfolds.

  Marching back into January-like temperatures with wall-to-wall sunshine

We’ll be cold again tonight, with lows dipping back into the 20s for most WBTV area neighborhoods before we rebound to the mid 50s under mostly sunny skies on Thursday.

  Chilly temperatures through Wednesday with rain to the south of the viewing area

Grab those sweaters and jackets, temperatures are much chillier this morning, compared to the last few days.

  NC Severe Weather Preparedness Week: Severe thunderstorms, tornadoes

It’s Severe Weather Preparedness Week in North Carolina, and schools and businesses will take part in weather awareness and drills to help better prepare for severe weather.

  Temperatures set to be below average for the first week of March

As for highs, Tuesday and Wednesday will be in the 40s, well below average for the first week of March, but at least it’ll be dry!

  First Alert afternoon and evening: heavier, spotty batch of rain

A First Alert is in effect for the afternoon and evening hours, as yet another round of rain will move our way and impact the commute home and evening plans

  Dense fog during morning commute, First Alert issued for afternoon and evening

Dense fog is the biggest issue this morning. Use caution heading out the door, as the fog will linger through the mid-morning hours.

  March looks to come in like a ‘cold’ lion this year

All indications are that it will be colder-than-normal for the first two weeks of March. And not just here in the Carolinas, but throughout much of the United States.

Preparing for rain that will linger into the weekend with cooler temperatures

After a couple of nice, mild and dry days, we’re setting back up for a more active period that will linger right into the weekend.

  Sunshine, dry weather today before rain chances increase during the week

With high pressure still firmly in control, today stays dry for sure, before our rain chances start to bump up over the remainder of the week.

  High Wind Warning in effect for mountains, mostly clear and colder tonight

A High Wind Warning remains in effect through noon today for the mountains where gusts are still up close to 50 mph.

  First Alert Friday: 7th day straight of rain in Charlotte area

We’ve declared a First Alert for the rain around this morning which will - once again - impact the Charlotte-area commute.

  First Alert declared as rain expected to affect morning commute

We’ve declared a First Alert for the rain around this morning which will impact the Charlotte-area commute.

Few showers expected today, beginning of a wet week

Breezy and mild today under mostly cloudy skies, afternoon readings will run up into the middle 60s

Valentine’s Day looks to be sunny and sweet

Valentine’s Day looks lovely with partly sunny skies and afternoon readings in the mild middle 60s.

  Wind Advisory issued for northern foothills, gusty winds expected until this evening

Behind Tuesday’s front, we’re going to dry out for a couple of days before we turn our attention to a couple of new waves of rain

  First Alert Day: Disruptive rain will impact morning, evening commute

Today is a First Alert Day for rain that will impact both the morning and afternoon commutes

  First Alert: Line of showers, gusty winds target peak commute times Tuesday

A First Alert has been issued for Tuesday as a cold front will move through during the day. The first chance for rain will come in the morning.

Light rain and drizzle this morning tapers off, chilly temperatures

While the rain doesn’t look to add up too much, with a lack of sunshine, any warming will have to arrive by way of a steady southerly breeze.

After the warmest day of the week, we’ve smashed another record for the day

Balmy breezes and unseasonably mild conditions greet us yet again this morning and we’ve already smashed one record for the day!

Warmest day of the week is here smashing records

Mostly cloudy and unseasonably mild conditions greet us this morning and we’ve already smashed one record for the day

Possible rain shower and cloud coverage with warm temperatures

Temperatures continue to rise during the week before a dip this weekend

Another warm day with temperatures in the 70s today

Mostly sunny skies again today with afternoon temperatures in the middle 70s, that’s more than 20° above average for early February.

Possible record shattering temperatures this upcoming week

Temperatures Thursday will shatter the 1999 record of 74 degrees