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Heavy Rains and Potential for Flash Floods

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and heavy rains will be possible from the Ohio Valley to the Northeast Tuesday. In addition, heavy rains possible in the central Plains and southern Rockies. Heavy rain threat moves into the southern Mid-Atlantic Wednesday. Dry conditions remain out west where isolated dry thunderstorms could exacerbate ongoing fires and start new fires. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Gastonia Municipal Airport (KAKH)

Lat: 35.2°NLon: 81.16°WElev: 791ft.

Fair

85°F

29°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed Vrbl 6 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1019.4 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index91°F (33°C)
Last update 22 Aug 10:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles ESE Kings Mountain NC

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 73 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. West southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind becoming north northeast 5 to 7 mph after midnight.  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 then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers before 10am, then a slight chance of rain between 10am and 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. North northeast wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. West southwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind becoming north northeast 5 to 7 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers before 10am, then a slight chance of rain between 10am and 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. North northeast wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles ESE Kings Mountain NC
 35.22°N 81.28°W (Elev. 991 ft)
10:43 am EDT Aug 22, 2017
11am EDT Aug 22, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 28, 2017
 
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