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Severe Thunderstorms Possible for the Central Gulf Coast; More Storms Move into the West

Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible over the next several days along the central Gulf Coast and portions of the southeast. Storms may contain damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes. Meanwhile, more storms will bring heavy rain, with heavy snow in the mountains to California and the southern Rockies through the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Charlotte, Charlotte / Douglas International Airport (KCLT)

Lat: 35.21°NLon: 80.95°WElev: 748ft.

Fog

54°F

12°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.91 in (1012.4 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 0.50 mi
Last update 21 Jan 1:52 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Carowinds NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Areas of dense fog.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Calm wind.

    Areas Dense
    Fog

    Low: 50 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm.  Areas of dense fog before 11am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 68. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Areas Dense
    Fog

    High: 68 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 10pm.  Patchy fog after 10pm. Low around 58. East wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 70. Southeast wind 7 to 11 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    High: 70 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 50. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 50 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 60 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 61.

    Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 42.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Areas of dense fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Calm wind.
Saturday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm. Areas of dense fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 68. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 10pm. Patchy fog after 10pm. Low around 58. East wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 70. Southeast wind 7 to 11 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 50. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 61.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 58.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
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Point Forecast:
Carowinds NC
 35.1°N 80.94°W (Elev. 643 ft)
1:01 am EST Jan 21, 2017
2am EST Jan 21, 2017-6pm EST Jan 27, 2017
 
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