Rain moves out, sun moves in

Rain moves out, sun moves in

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by WCNC.com Staff

WCNC.com

Posted on March 11, 2013 at 10:47 AM

Updated Tuesday, Mar 12 at 12:38 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Heavy rain moved acorss the Charlotte Metro late Monday evening and into Tuesday morning.

Showers tracked across Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee and Kentucky Monday morning, moving  into the Carolinas Monday eveing.

Forecaster Larry Sprinkle said the heavy rain moved in to the metro area early Tuesday morning between 5 a.m. and 8 a.m. and caused issues for the morning commute.

As of 10 a.m., the rain slowly started to move east toward the coast.

(See what to expect with an hour-by-hour breakdown of tonight's rain)

Heavy rain moved into the mountain region by 6 p.m. Monday evening, while Charlotte started seeing precipitation move in around  Monday night. Temperatures dropped back into the low 50s.

(Have a look at the First Warn Local Radar)

Larry Sprinkle says the majority of the rain will move out of our area by late Tuesday morning, as it makes its way to the coast.

Clear skies will make their way back into the region by Tuesday afternoon, as temperatures will climb back into the mid-60s.

Sunny skies will return on Wednesday and Thursday, but so will the cooler temps. Highs are expected to be in the mid 50's, with morning lows in the 30s.

(Click here to watch the latest video forecast from the First Warn Storm Team)

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