FORECAST: Saturday to bring stormy start to weekend

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The Charlotte area will be under a Wind Advisory on Saturday.

  • Saturday will bring a stormy start to the day as rain will start to move in around 8 a.m., which is coming from the mountains.
  • The storm will lose some of its intensity over the mountains, by the time it reaches the metro we will be seeing those thunderstorms cells become more isolated.
  • Winds are expected to be between 15 mph and 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph in Charlotte on Saturday.
  • Rain is expected to move out by 2 p.m.
  • There is also a High Wind Warning Saturday into Sunday for the mountains, including Avery, Caldwell, and Burke counties.
  • Winds will be between 25 mph and 35 mph with gusts up to 65 mph.
  • The high temperature for Charlotte on Saturday will be near 65 and on Sunday, 55.
  • Sunday will clearly be the more tranquil day this weekend.
  • Mostly clear conditions kick off the work week.
  • Weather will remain dry and warm up into midweek.
  • Temperatures will cool down late next week.

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