Tropical Depression Forecast to Impact the Southeast U.S. this Weekend; May Strengthen into a Tropical Storm

Tropical Depression Two is forecast to strengthen into a Tropical Storm on Saturday. This system will bring heavy rain and gusty winds to portions of the southeastern United States. Life-threatening surf and rip currents will bring danger to coastal waters this holiday weekend. Isolated flash flooding will be possible in portions of the Carolinas and Virginia on Saturday and Sunday.
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Current conditions at

Charlotte, Charlotte / Douglas International Airport (KCLT)

Lat: 35.21°NLon: 80.95°WElev: 748ft.

Partly Cloudy

75°F

24°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed NW 3 mph
Barometer 30.19 in (1021.5 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 May 9:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Charlotte NC

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm.  Patchy fog between 7am and 8am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. North wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. North northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. North wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Patchy fog between 7am and 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. North wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. North northeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Memorial Day
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. North wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Charlotte NC
 35.21°N 80.84°W (Elev. 656 ft)
10:23 am EDT May 28, 2016
10am EDT May 28, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 3, 2016
 
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