Heat Across The Southern U.S.; Storms And Heavy Rain in Central U.S.

The early-season heat across portions of the Southern U.S. will continue for much of this week with more potential record high temperatures. On Tuesday, expect 90s and triple digits from the southern Plains into parts of the Lower Mississippi Valley. Also on Tuesday, strong to severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall will be possible from the central Plains into the Mid Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Burlington Alamance Regional Airport (KBUY)

Lat: 36.05°NLon: 79.47°WElev: 604ft.

Fair

52°F

11°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.5 mb)
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 May 6:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Burlington NC

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 54. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. West wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 95.

    Sunny

    High: 95 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 54. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. West wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 95.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a chance of showers between 9pm and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
Burlington NC
 36.07°N 79.45°W (Elev. 699 ft)
5:55 am EDT May 17, 2022
7am EDT May 17, 2022-6pm EDT May 23, 2022
 
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