Chilly morning gives way to warmer temps

Chilly morning gives way to warmer temps

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by WCNC.com Staff

WCNC.com

Posted on February 18, 2013 at 11:47 AM

Updated Monday, Feb 18 at 1:45 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Charlotte region felt another cold morning on Monday after a weekend of snow.

Temperatures were in the low 20s for the Charlotte area, while other areas such as Salisbury and Concord saw temperatures in the teens Monday morning.

"It's cold out there this morning," Forecaster Larry Sprinkle said. "It's expected to be 48 in the noon and temperatures will be in the low 50's in the late afternoon."

This evening will be mostly cloudy with lows in the 30s across the Charlotte region.

The next band of rain in the region is expected to move through Tuesday morning, according to the First Warn Storm Team.

"Tomorrow at 5 a.m. will starting seeing some rain showers and snow for the high country," Sprinkle said. "Between 7 and 9 a.m. light rain tracks across the Charlotte area and starts to move out around 1 p.m."

The National Weather Service has issued an advisory for Ashe, Avery and Watauga counties, where 1 to 3 inches of snow could accumulate Tuesday morning.

Wednesday will be mostly sunny with highs in the low 50s. By Friday, the rain chance increases again, with afternoon temperatures in the upper 40s.

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