Dangerous heat and humidity from the central U.S. to East Coast this weekend

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and eastern U.S. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and southern states. Be very cautious if you must do outdoor activities in these areas during the afternoon and evening this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Gastonia Municipal Airport (KAKH)

Lat: 35.2°NLon: 81.16°WElev: 791ft.

Fair

86°F

30°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.2 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index90°F (32°C)
Last update 23 Jul 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 94. Heat index values as high as 100. Light and variable wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Calm wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 101. Light south southeast wind.

    Sunny

    High: 95 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 92 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 100. Light and variable wind.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Calm wind.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 101. Light south southeast wind.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
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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 Jul 23, 2016
11am EDT Jul 23, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 29, 2016
 
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