Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and heavy rain in portions of lower-mid Mississippi River Valley and Gulf Coast region on Saturday. Very large hail, locally damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and flash flooding are possible in this area. Some of the flooding could be significant in portions of Louisiana, Mississippi and southeast Arkansas.
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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

68°F

20°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed N 8 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1014.7 mb)
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Apr 11:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Charlotte NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Light and variable wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers between noon and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. East wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 11pm and 3am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 65. East southeast wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind 8 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South southwest wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11pm and 3am, then a chance of showers after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Light and variable wind.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers between noon and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. East wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 11pm and 3am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 65. East southeast wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South southwest wind 6 to 10 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11pm and 3am, then a chance of showers after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
Charlotte NC
 35.21°N 80.84°W (Elev. 656 ft)
10:43 pm EDT Apr 29, 2016
12am EDT Apr 30, 2016-6pm EDT May 5, 2016
 
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