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Rain to linger in Charlotte all week

A relative cold front is expected to settle in the Charlotte region from the north on Wednesday, bringing cool and damp weather through Thursday, according to the National Weather Service.

Between a quarter and a half inch of rain is possible Wednesday and between a 10th and quarter inch Wednesday night.

Unsettled and wet weather is forecast to continue into early next week but with more seasonable temperatures returning by Friday, according to the NWS office Greenville-Spartanburg, S.C.

The chance of precipitation stands at 70 percent Wednesday, 60 percent Wednesday night and 50 percent Thursday, before dropping to a 20 percent chance Friday.

The chance of showers then increases to 40 percent Saturday and 60 percent Sunday.

Wednesday’s high is expected to reach only about 60 degrees and 55 degrees Thursday, before returning to a more seasonable high of 71 Friday, 76 Saturday and 71 Sunday.

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