Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Current conditions at

Gastonia Municipal Airport (KAKH)

Lat: 35.2°NLon: 81.16°WElev: 791ft.

Partly Cloudy

78°F

26°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 30.15 in (1020.5 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 24 May 1:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Gastonia NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind around 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Light south southwest wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind around 6 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Calm wind.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Light south southwest wind.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Memorial Day
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Gastonia NC
 35.26°N 81.17°W (Elev. 797 ft)
1:23 pm EDT May 24, 2016
2pm EDT May 24, 2016-6pm EDT May 30, 2016
 
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