Get ready for a taste of spring! Highs will soar into the 70s

Unseasonable warmth and record breaking highs expected the next several days. Highs Tuesday will soar into the low to mid 70s under partly sunny skies.

A weak cold front will slip across the area Wednesday which will cause temperatures to dip just a bit.

Strong southwesterly winds will develop on Thursday pumping temperatures back up. Highs on Thursday will be the warmest of this stretch with a record breaking high of 77 expected in Charlotte.

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The current record high for Thursday is 74 which was set back in 1999.

A strong cold front will swing through on Friday bringing rain and cooler temperatures for the weekend.