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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Current conditions at

Gastonia Municipal Airport (KAKH)

Lat: 35.2°NLon: 81.16°WElev: 791ft.

Fair

77°F

25°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.05 in (1016.5 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 21 Jul 7:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Gastonia NC

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 101. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 96 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 102. Southwest wind 3 to 7 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: 95 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind around 6 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. West southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 101. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 102. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind around 6 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. West southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 91.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
Gastonia NC
 35.26°N 81.17°W (Elev. 797 ft)
8:01 am EDT Jul 21, 2017
8am EDT Jul 21, 2017-6pm EDT Jul 27, 2017
 
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