Charlotte area at low risk for severe weather on Friday

A cold front is swinging through the area today bringing a 70 percent  chance for showers and storms into the FOX 46 viewing area.

There is a low end severe weather risk with gusts straight-line winds being the main concern. By this evening the rain should move out and we’ll work on clearing skies out for the rest of the weekend.

Today: 70 percent chance for showers and storms. Hi: 74 Lo: 48

Tomorrow: Sunny and great. Hi: 76 Lo: 55

Sunday: Partly sunny. Hi: 81 Lo: 53

The rest of the forecast period from Monday through Thursday looks sunny and warm with highs in the upper 70s to the middle 80s.

Be sure to download the FOX 46 weather app now to stay ahead of the rain today.