Hot temperatures and critical fire weather conditions for portions of California; Flash Flood threat for parts of Texas

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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Charlotte, Charlotte / Douglas International Airport (KCLT)

Lat: 35.21°NLon: 80.95°WElev: 748ft.

Partly Cloudy

82°F

28°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed S 12 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1015.3 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 26 Sep 4:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Charlotte NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind around 6 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South southeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then a chance of showers between 7am and 9am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Patchy fog between 7am and 8am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 82 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon, then a slight chance of showers between noon and 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Light and variable wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 8pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 60.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 9am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind around 6 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South southeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then a chance of showers between 7am and 9am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Patchy fog between 7am and 8am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon, then a slight chance of showers between noon and 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Light and variable wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Charlotte NC
 35.21°N 80.84°W (Elev. 656 ft)
2:45 pm EDT Sep 26, 2016
4pm EDT Sep 26, 2016-6pm EDT Oct 3, 2016
 
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