Hot temperatures across the west; southeast

Heat and humidity will impact the southeast early this week. Heat indices over 100 degrees are expected from the Texas Gulf Coast to the Florida Panhandle, into the lower Mississippi Valley and portions of Alabama and Georgia. Excessive heat will return to the Desert Southwest Monday and persist through the week. Temperatures over 100 will also expand to the Intermountain West.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Gastonia Municipal Airport (KAKH)

Lat: 35.2°NLon: 81.16°WElev: 791ft.

Fair

81°F

27°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1019.8 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 27 Jun 9:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles ESE Kings Mountain NC

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. South southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 4am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Light south southwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Light north wind.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Light and variable wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. South southwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 4am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Light south southwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Light north wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Light and variable wind.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles ESE Kings Mountain NC
 35.22°N 81.28°W (Elev. 991 ft)
8:03 am EDT Jun 27, 2016
10am EDT Jun 27, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 3, 2016
 
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