Wednesday should be mostly sunny but frigid in the Charlotte region, with a high of only 39 degrees expected.
Cold air will likely continue into next week, with a 50-50 shot at a mix of snow and rain Monday.
Thursday is expected to be sunny again, with the high inching up to the low 40s.
Friday’s high will likely remain in the low 40s. Skies could turn cloudy, with a slight chance of rain, according to the National Weather Service in Greer, S.C.
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Saturday and Sunday should be sunny but colder again, with respective highs of only 39 and 33 forecast.
The normal high for this week of the year is 54 degrees, but a Canadian high pressure system is expected to keep the region cold through the weekend.
Lows are expected to plummet to 20 degrees early Thursday, 27 early Friday, 28 early Saturday, 15 early Sunday and 23 early Monday.
A winter weather advisory remains for mountain counties until 7 a.m. Thursday. Temperatures in Boone and other areas could drop into the single digits, with wind chill values of 5 to 15 degrees below zero. Snow driven by gusty winds could make driving hazardous.