Hot temperatures in the Southwest U.S.

Heat is building once again into the Southwest. Temperatures over 100 degrees can be expected in the Desert Southwest through most of this week. Temperatures over 100 will also expand to the Intermountain West on Tuesday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Gastonia Municipal Airport (KAKH)

Lat: 35.2°NLon: 81.16°WElev: 791ft.

Fog/Mist

73°F

23°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.01 in (1015.4 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 2.50 mi
Last update 28 Jun 6:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lake Wylie SC

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming north northeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog between 4am and 5am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 68 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers between 11am and noon, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Light and variable wind becoming east northeast around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 91 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 91.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 91 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming north northeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Patchy fog between 4am and 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers between 11am and noon, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Light and variable wind becoming east northeast around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 91.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a chance of showers between midnight and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Independence Day
Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Wylie SC
 35.11°N 81.07°W (Elev. 682 ft)
6:25 am EDT Jun 28, 2016
7am EDT Jun 28, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 4, 2016
 
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