More rain could fall today in Charlotte area

Charlotte-Douglas International Airport saw 0.18 inches of rain from 5 a.m. Monday to 5 a.m. Tuesday, and more precipitation could hit the region again Tuesday, National Weather Service meteorologist Danny Gant said.

“Charlotte will be right on the fringe,” Gant said of the chance of more rain. “It could fire up just south of Charlotte. That’s where the most certainty is. But we’re not ruling out that it could fire up south of I-40.”

The chance of showers and thunderstorms stands at 40 percent Tuesday under partly sunny skies.

The chances plummet to 20 percent Wednesday and zero percent Thursday, before rising to 30 percent Friday and Saturday.

The rest of the week, meanwhile, will see above normal temperatures for this time of the year.

Tuesday’s high is expected to reach 88, before highs climb to a forecast 90 Wednesday, 92 Thursday, 91 Friday and 92 Saturday, according to the National Weather Service office in Greenville-Spartanburg, S.C.

The normal high for this week is 85, Gant said.

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