Flood Watch Issued For The Charlotte Region Today Into Wednesday

Travelers returning home after Christmas celebrations should brace for challenging conditions this week. Tuesday’s weather is expected to remain around 60 degrees, accompanied by wind gusts reaching 25-30 mph.

A Flood Watch has just been issued by the National Weather Service for the Western part of the Charlotte region today through Wednesday morning, owing to the anticipated heavy rainfall over the next 24 to 36 hours. Rainfall is predicted to be between 2 to 4 inches, with potential for higher amounts in certain areas. Residents in low-lying or flood-prone zones should remain vigilant and weather-aware during this period.

Following the rain, a shift to colder and drier air is forecasted for the remainder of the week, bringing more typical seasonal temperatures with highs in the 50s and lows in the 30s as we approach the New Year.

For those planning New Year’s celebrations, it’s advisable to prepare for chillier weather. Temperatures are expected to drop to the 30s by the time the clock strikes midnight on Sunday, leading into Monday. Don’t forget to bundle up in your warmest coats to stay comfortable while ringing in the new year.



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