Heavy Rain and Strong-to-Severe Thunderstorms from the Central Miss. Valley to the Mid-Atlantic

A slow-moving weather system in the eastern U.S. will focus showers and thunderstorms from the mid-Mississippi River Valley to the Mid-Atlantic on Thursday. Abundant moisture will allow occasionally heavy rainfall. Flash Flood Watches are in effect in these areas. Severe thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts and large hail will also be possible in this same area. Read More >

Current conditions at

Gastonia Municipal Airport (KAKH)

Lat: 35.2°NLon: 81.16°WElev: 791ft.

Fair

84°F

29°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1013.6 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 27 Jul 10:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Gastonia NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between midnight and 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 101. Light west wind becoming southwest 6 to 11 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. West wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 92 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Light west northwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 74 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a chance of showers between midnight and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 74 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 92 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a chance of showers between midnight and 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between midnight and 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 101. Light west wind becoming southwest 6 to 11 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. West wind 5 to 8 mph.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Light west northwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a chance of showers between midnight and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 92.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a chance of showers between midnight and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 91.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
Gastonia NC
 35.26°N 81.17°W (Elev. 797 ft)
10:23 pm EDT Jul 27, 2016
11pm EDT Jul 27, 2016-6pm EDT Aug 3, 2016
 
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