Charlotte residents have little more than 24 hours to enjoy the unseasonably warm January temperatures before they plummet 15 degrees overnight.
As a frontal boundary moves south from the foothills, residents can also expect nearly an inch of rain on Wednesday, National Weather Service meteorologist Jake Wimberley said.
Charlotte should get a decent amount of rainfall, he said.
Still, it wont be nearly as much as the foothills, which could see between 2 and 3 inches of rain in the next couple of days.
Consequently, the National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for the southern North Carolina mountains.
Meanwhile, temperatures in Charlotte are expected to drop from a high of 68 on Monday to 52 on Tuesday.
'The warm spell will sort of come to an end. Tomorrow is the first day it will be noticeably cooler,' Wimberley said. 'But its still a lot better than it could be for January.'
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