After dry spell, rain finally rolling into region | Weather
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - After 10 days without rain and a moderate drought in place, rain will finally return to the Queen City Tuesday afternoon.
WBTV Meteorologist Kelly Franson says showers and a few thunderstorms will work there way from the west during the afternoon hours.
The temperature had already hit 80 degrees at Charlotte Douglas International Airport by noon.
Showers are expected to become more heavy after 5 p.m.
The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg says any thunderstorms that develop will have the potential to produce cloud to ground lightning, gusty winds and heavy rainfall.
The rainfall is expected to remain in place for the next day before the showers begin moving out Wednesday evening, according to the NWS.
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