Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Possible Central Plains; Hot in the Southwest

Strong thunderstorms with damaging wind and hail are possible across the central Plains through Wednesday. Meanwhile, 100 degree heat continues across the Southwest into the Inter-mountain 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.

A Few Clouds

66°F

19°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.96 in (1013.7 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Jun 5:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Charlotte NC

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming north northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.  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, mainly before 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Light and variable wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 91.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming north northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. 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, mainly before 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Light and variable wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South southeast wind 3 to 5 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 91.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Independence Day
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
Charlotte NC
 35.21°N 80.84°W (Elev. 656 ft)
6:05 am EDT Jun 29, 2016
6am EDT Jun 29, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 5, 2016
 
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