Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system in the Ohio Valley will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains eastward through the Gulf Coast and Southeast on Thursday. Large hail and locally damaging winds will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Friday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Charlotte, Charlotte / Douglas International Airport (KCLT)

Lat: 35.21°NLon: 80.95°WElev: 748ft.

Mostly Cloudy

84°F

29°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed S 18 G 28 mph
Barometer 29.85 in (1010.0 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 28 Apr 3:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Charlotte NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Southwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then isolated showers between 11pm and midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. West southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 87. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. Light and variable wind becoming northeast around 5 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. East wind around 7 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 1am and 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain before 10am, then a chance of showers after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Southwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then isolated showers between 11pm and midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. West southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 87. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61. Light and variable wind becoming northeast around 5 mph after midnight.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. East wind around 7 mph.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 1am and 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of rain before 10am, then a chance of showers after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
Charlotte NC
 35.21°N 80.84°W (Elev. 656 ft)
2:45 pm EDT Apr 28, 2016
4pm EDT Apr 28, 2016-6pm EDT May 5, 2016
 
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