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More rain likely after stormy morning

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A 60 percent chance of rain remains in the Charlotte area after strong storms raced through early Sunday.

Severe thunderstorm warnings for Mecklenburg, Cabarrus and Union counties expired before 9 a.m. as the system sped eastward at an estimated 45 mph.

About 1,100 power outages were being reported in Mecklenburg and Union counties in North Carolina and York County, S.C.

Later Sunday:

Much cooler air moves into our area through the day. Highs in the upper 50s to low 60s. We'll also see cloudy skies and scattered showers and thunderstorms. The chance for rain is 60%.

Sunday night:

Cloudy skies. A few showers are possible. Lows will fall back into the mid- and upper 40s. The chance for rain is 30%.

Monday:

Cloudy skies and chilly temperatures! Highs will be in the upper 50s. Scattered showers and some drizzle. The chance of rain is 40%.

Extended Forecast:

Lows will drop back into the low and mid-40s Tuesday morning. Highs through the middle of the week will stay in the 60s. We'll see more sunshine for the second half of the week, with lower 70s each afternoon.

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