Dangerous Winter Storm over the Northern Plains

A significant winter storm will continue to bring heavy snow and blizzard conditions to portions of the northern Plains through Tuesday evening. Snowfall amounts could reach one foot. Strong winds and very cold temperatures will also yield sub-zero wind chill readings and blowing snow. Reduced visibility from blowing snow could cause severe travel difficulties. Read More >

Current conditions at

Charlotte, Charlotte / Douglas International Airport (KCLT)

Lat: 35.21°NLon: 80.95°WElev: 748ft.

Heavy Rain Fog/Mist

45°F

7°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed NW 7 mph
Barometer 29.76 in (1007.9 mb)
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 1.00 mi
Wind Chill41°F (5°C)
Last update 6 Dec 12:52 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Carowinds NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly before 5pm.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 48. North wind around 6 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 48 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Light northwest wind.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 39 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Light and variable wind.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers between 10am and 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 6 to 11 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 56 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 41.

    Sunny

    High: 41 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 22.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 22 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 44.

    Sunny

    High: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly before 5pm. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 48. North wind around 6 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Light northwest wind.
Wednesday
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Light and variable wind.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Light and variable wind.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers between 10am and 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 41.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 22.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 44.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 48.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58.
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Point Forecast:
Carowinds NC
 35.1°N 80.94°W (Elev. 643 ft)
1:01 pm EST Dec 6, 2016
2pm EST Dec 6, 2016-6pm EST Dec 12, 2016
 
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