Hot temperatures and critical fire weather conditions for portions of California; Flash Flood threat for parts of Texas

Critical fire weather conditions and unseasonably hot temperatures will be prevalent across parts of southern California this weekend. Any fires that start in this area could quickly grow out of control; Red Flag Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect. Meanwhile, heavy rain is forecast in parts of Texas through early Monday. Flash Flood Watches are in effect for portions of southwest Texas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Gastonia Municipal Airport (KAKH)

Lat: 35.2°NLon: 81.16°WElev: 791ft.

Overcast

78°F

26°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed NE 5 mph
Barometer 30.11 in (1018.9 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 25 Sep 9:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Gastonia NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 5am.  Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 67. East wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 9pm and 4am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Light west wind.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Light north northwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 5am. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 67. East wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 9pm and 4am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Light west wind. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Light north northwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
Gastonia NC
 35.26°N 81.17°W (Elev. 797 ft)
8:04 pm EDT Sep 25, 2016
10pm EDT Sep 25, 2016-6pm EDT Oct 2, 2016
 
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