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Severe weather threat shifts east into Mississippi Valley on Wednesday

The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center expects an enhanced risk of severe weather on Wednesday. The area of greatest concern is from central Missouri through Arkansas into eastern Texas and Louisiana. In this area, damaging winds, very large hail and isolated tornadoes are all possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Gastonia Municipal Airport (KAKH)

Lat: 35.2°NLon: 81.16°WElev: 791ft.

Partly Cloudy

78°F

26°C

Humidity 37%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1015.8 mb)
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 29 Mar 3:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Gastonia NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Calm wind becoming east northeast 5 to 7 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of rain or drizzle between 10am and noon, then a chance of rain after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 65. East northeast wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain

    High: 65 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely before midnight, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between midnight and 2am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 56. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 56 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Light south wind becoming southwest 6 to 11 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 75 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. West wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 49 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 75.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Calm wind becoming east northeast 5 to 7 mph after midnight.
Thursday
A slight chance of rain or drizzle between 10am and noon, then a chance of rain after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 65. East northeast wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers likely before midnight, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between midnight and 2am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 56. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Light south wind becoming southwest 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. West wind 3 to 5 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 75.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Monday
Showers likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
Gastonia NC
 35.26°N 81.17°W (Elev. 797 ft)
3:03 pm EDT Mar 29, 2017
4pm EDT Mar 29, 2017-6pm EDT Apr 5, 2017
 
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