A record amount of rainfall...and then some | Weather
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV)- A strong line of thunderstorms gave the Charlotte region a record amount of rainfall Tuesday.
WBTV Meteorologist Al Conklin says the city saw 2.41 inches fall at Charlotte Douglas International Airport.
The storms moved in mainly in the evening producing heavy downpours across the region. Already a quarter of an inch has fallen since midnight, Conklin said.
Storms are a threat again Wednesday, bringing more lightning, heavy downpours and the possibility for localized flooding.
The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg issued a Flood Advisory until 3 p.m. Wednesday for Burke, Caldwell and Alexander Counties.
Conklin says they high will be in the mid to upper 70s day before dropping into the lower 50s overnight into Thursday morning.
But once the rain moves out late Wednesday night, the rest of the week and the weekend look to be filled with sunshine and temperatures in the mid to upper 70s.
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