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Very Heavy Rain, Severe Thunderstorms, and High Flash Flood Risk moves into the Mississippi Valley and Midwest

Thunderstorms, some severe, with very heavy rain have moved into the Mid South and Tennessee Valley today. Flash flooding and severe thunderstorms will be possible from the central Gulf Coast to the Upper Great Lakes. The greatest threat of excessive rains will be in portions of the Lower and Middle Mississippi Valleys. This storm system has a history of producing life threatening flash floods. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Charlotte, Charlotte / Douglas International Airport (KCLT)

Lat: 35.21°NLon: 80.95°WElev: 748ft.

Mostly Cloudy

83°F

28°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed S 14 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1017.8 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 30 Apr 4:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Charlotte NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind around 9 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South southeast wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  High near 77. South wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 56. South southwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 76. West southwest wind 5 to 11 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of rain before 9am, then showers likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind around 9 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South southeast wind 5 to 9 mph.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. High near 77. South wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and 11pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 56. South southwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 76. West southwest wind 5 to 11 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Thursday
A chance of rain before 9am, then showers likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
Charlotte NC
 35.21°N 80.84°W (Elev. 656 ft)
4:41 pm EDT Apr 30, 2017
5pm EDT Apr 30, 2017-6pm EDT May 7, 2017
 
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