Widespread Summer Heat; Enhanced Severe Weather

A large ridge of high pressure continues to deliver summer heat w/ humidity in several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, south-central Plains, Mid to Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, an enhanced risk of organized severe thunderstorms is possible from Iowa to Illinois and Indiana. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Charlotte, Charlotte / Douglas International Airport (KCLT)

Lat: 35.21°NLon: 80.95°WElev: 748ft.

Mostly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 30.16 in (1020.4 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 20 Aug 9:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Charlotte NC

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. South southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog between 2am and 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Southwest wind around 7 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: 90 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Southwest wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 71 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. South southwest wind 3 to 8 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog between 2am and 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Southwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Showers likely, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Charlotte NC
 35.21°N 80.84°W (Elev. 656 ft)
6:29 am EDT Aug 20, 2019
10am EDT Aug 20, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 26, 2019
 
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