Hot temperatures returning to the Southwest

After a brief reprieve, the southwestern U.S. will heat up again on Sunday and last for several days. Temperatures will be 10 to 15 degrees above normal in some locations, with daytime highs reaching 100 degrees in parts of the Inland Empire of southern California, and reaching 100-115 degrees in the deserts of Calif., Nevada and Arizona.
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Current conditions at

Charlotte, Charlotte / Douglas International Airport (KCLT)

Lat: 35.21°NLon: 80.95°WElev: 748ft.

Partly Cloudy

74°F

23°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed E 8 mph
Barometer 30.18 in (1021.0 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 Jun 3:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Charlotte NC

  • Today

    Today: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 88. Northeast wind around 7 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 70. East southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 70 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. South southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Light west northwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 88 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 87 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 88. Northeast wind around 7 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 70. East southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. South southwest wind 3 to 6 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South southwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Light west northwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
Charlotte NC
 35.21°N 80.84°W (Elev. 656 ft)
3:43 am EDT Jun 26, 2016
4am EDT Jun 26, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 2, 2016
 
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