The forecast for the Charlotte area promises relief for parched lawns and gardens before mid week.
Monday’s forecast calls for a mostly sunny sky with a high near 89, along with a 30 percent chance for showers. The low should be around 72, with the chance for showers increasing to 60 percent overnight.
Up to a quarter inch of rain is expected Tuesday, with a high near 85, according to the National Weather Service. Those showers should ease by Tuesday night, with the chance for precipitation dropping to 20 percent along with a low of about 69.
Wednesday should be mostly sunny with a high near 88 and a 30 percent chance for showers, mainly after 4 p.m. The low should be around 69.
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Thursday’s high is expected to linger around 86 degrees with a mostly sunny sky, a 30 percent chance for showers and a low around 70.
Temperatures are expected to creep upward to about 90 on Friday and Saturday, which should be mostly sunny. A 40 percent chance of showers is in the forecast for Saturday night and Sunday, when the high should be near 87.