Hot temperatures across the west; southeast

Heat and humidity will impact the southeast early this week. Heat indices over 100 degrees are expected from the Texas Gulf Coast to the Florida Panhandle, into the lower Mississippi Valley and portions of Alabama and Georgia. Excessive heat will return to the Desert Southwest Monday and persist through the week. Temperatures over 100 will also expand to the Intermountain West.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Charlotte, Charlotte / Douglas International Airport (KCLT)

Lat: 35.21°NLon: 80.95°WElev: 748ft.

Mostly Cloudy

77°F

25°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 30.15 in (1020.0 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 27 Jun 9:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Carowinds NC

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2pm and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light south southwest wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2pm and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light south southwest wind.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Light and variable wind.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 91.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
Carowinds NC
 35.1°N 80.94°W (Elev. 643 ft)
8:03 am EDT Jun 27, 2016
10am EDT Jun 27, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 3, 2016
 
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