Heavy Rain and Thunderstorms Expected in the Midwest

Showers and scattered thunderstorms are expected in the Central U.S., from Oklahoma up to the northern Great Lakes. The potential exists for 1 to 2 inches of rainfall, with the greatest amounts likely across northern Oklahoma and eastern Kansas. Heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding. Some of the thunderstorms could be severe, with hail and damaging winds. Read More >

Current conditions at

Gastonia Municipal Airport (KAKH)

Lat: 35.2°NLon: 81.16°WElev: 791ft.

Fair

95°F

35°C

Humidity 41%
Wind Speed N 7 mph
Barometer 30.10 in (1018.3 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index100°F (38°C)
Last update 26 Aug 1:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Gastonia NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 100. East northeast wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 95 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 72. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming east southeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Calm wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Northeast wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 91 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 100. East northeast wind around 6 mph.
Tonight
Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 72. Calm wind.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming east southeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. 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. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Calm wind.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Northeast wind 6 to 9 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Thursday
A 40 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)
2:04 pm EDT Aug 26, 2016
2pm EDT Aug 26, 2016-6pm EDT Sep 1, 2016
 
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