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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Gastonia Municipal Airport (KAKH)

Lat: 35.2°NLon: 81.16°WElev: 791ft.

Fair

93°F

34°C

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1014.4 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index99°F (37°C)
Last update 21 Jul 4:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lake Wylie SC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 101. South southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 97 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Light south southwest wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 104. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 96 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 93.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 101. South southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Light south southwest wind.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 104. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 93.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 92.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Wylie SC
 35.11°N 81.07°W (Elev. 682 ft)
2:47 pm EDT Jul 21, 2017
5pm EDT Jul 21, 2017-6pm EDT Jul 28, 2017
 
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