Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and heavy rain in portions of lower-mid Mississippi River Valley and Gulf Coast region on Saturday. Very large hail, locally damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and flash flooding are possible in this area. Some of the flooding could be significant in portions of Louisiana, Mississippi and southeast Arkansas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Charlotte, Charlotte / Douglas International Airport (KCLT)

Lat: 35.21°NLon: 80.95°WElev: 748ft.

Overcast

71°F

22°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed NE 7 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1017.9 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 2.00 mi
Last update 30 Apr 10:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSW Charlotte NC

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southeast wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 65. South southeast wind 9 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 79. South southwest wind 8 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southeast wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 65. South southeast wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 79. South southwest wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSW Charlotte NC
 35.14°N 80.85°W (Elev. 696 ft)
8:03 am EDT Apr 30, 2016
11am EDT Apr 30, 2016-6pm EDT May 6, 2016
 
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