A light rain was falling in the Charlotte region early Tuesday, making for a messy commute.
Showers are likely throughout the morning, with thunderstorms possible after 1 p.m., according to the National Weather Service.
New rainfall amounts between 1/10 and 1/4 inch are possible.
A moist southwesterly flow will persist over the region through the work week, bringing unsettled conditions with chances of showers and thunderstorms.
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A cold front is expected to cross the Carolinas during the first half of the weekend, which should allow drier weather to return, according to the Weather Service.
Temperatures are forecast to remain warm throughout the week.
Tuesday could reach 75 before leaping to 84 Wednesday, 82 Thursday and Friday and then back to 75 Saturday.