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Severe storms possible in Plains, Mid-Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms will be possible Wednesday afternoon and evening across portions of the Central Plains and Mid-Mississippi River Valley. Large hail and damaging wind will be the main threats.
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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

73°F

23°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.01 in (1015.2 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 5 Aug 5:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Charlotte NC

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 96 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east northeast after midnight.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11am, then a chance of showers between 11am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. North northeast wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 91 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east northeast after midnight. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11am, then a chance of showers between 11am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. North northeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 91.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
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)
5:25 am EDT Aug 5, 2015
6am EDT Aug 5, 2015-6pm EDT Aug 11, 2015
 
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