Thunderstorms expected in Charlotte area Tuesday

Showers and thunderstorms are expected in the Charlotte region Tuesday afternoon, the last precipitation forecast for the rest of the week.

Some of the storms could be severe, producing damaging wind gusts and large hail, according to the National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg, S.C.

The storms will develop ahead of a cold front, although Tuesday’s forecast high of 88 is normal for this day of the year, according to the weather service.

Wednesday could climb to 89 under sunny skies, 87 Thursday and Friday, 88 Saturday, 89 Sunday and 90 Monday.

Joe Marusak: 704-358-5067, @jmarusak