Those icy patches on secondary roads should clear today as the region claims another day of sunshine and a high temperature near 52 degrees.
But the remainder of the workweek may not be so bright, according to the National Weather Service. Clouds are expected to move into the region tonight, along with a low around 34 degrees.
Tuesday is expected to be partly sunny, with a 30 percent chance for rain, mainly after 4 p.m., and a high near 54.
The chance for rain increases to 70 percent on Tuesday night, with a low falling only to about 42 degrees.
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Showers are also likely on Wednesday, especially after 3 p.m. Temperatures should remain warmer, with a high near 47 and a low in the low 30s once again. The chance for showers Wednesday night is 70 percent.
The rain should begin to move out on Thursday, when the forecast calls for a partly sunny sky, a 40 percent chance for rain and a high near 42. The low should be around 31 with a 30 percent chance for showers on Thursday night.
The weekend is expected to be sunny with high temperatures climbing into the low 60s by Sunday.
Look for a high near 50 on Friday, with a low of 34. Saturday’s high should reach about 55, with a low of 41. The high on Sunday is expected to be near 61 degrees.
Karen Sullivan: 704-358-5532, @Sullivan_kms