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Significant winter storm to bring heavy snow and ice from the Plains to the upper Midwest, Great Lakes and New England

A strong low pressure system will bring heavy snow, ice, and strong winds from the Plains to the upper Midwest, and western Great Lakes through tonight. Treacherous travel conditions are expected. Wintry precipitation will expand into portions of New England Tuesday into Tuesday night. An inclement pattern will also persist from northern California to the Pacific Northwest into the weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Charlotte, Charlotte / Douglas International Airport (KCLT)

Lat: 35.21°NLon: 80.95°WElev: 748ft.

Overcast

61°F

16°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1017.6 mb)
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 Jan 4:52 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Charlotte NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3am.  Patchy fog between 10pm and midnight. Low around 55. South southeast wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog
    then Showers

    Low: 55 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Scattered showers, mainly before 8am.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 64. West southwest wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 34. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 34 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 54. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 31. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 31 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 53.

    Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 31.

    Clear

    Low: 31 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 57.

    Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3am. Patchy fog between 10pm and midnight. Low around 55. South southeast wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Scattered showers, mainly before 8am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 64. West southwest wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 34. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 54. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 31. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 53.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 31.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 57.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59.
Saturday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
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Point Forecast:
Charlotte NC
 35.21°N 80.84°W (Elev. 656 ft)
4:41 pm EST Jan 22, 2018
5pm EST Jan 22, 2018-6pm EST Jan 29, 2018
 
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