Blistering Heat Wave Across Southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley This Weekend; Wet Weather In The East

A scorching Heat Wave will continue across the southern tier of the country. Temperatures and Heat Indices will reach or easily surpass triple digits, as a ridge of high pressure dominates. Widespread Excessive Heat Warnings and Advisories are in effect, will persist and spread into the Southwest/CA next week. Meanwhile, locally heavy rain will be possible for the OH Valley/Mid-Atl/Northeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Charlotte, Charlotte / Douglas International Airport (KCLT)

Lat: 35.21°NLon: 80.95°WElev: 748ft.

Mostly Cloudy

68°F

20°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed NW 6 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1012.5 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Last update 21 Jul 6:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Charlotte NC

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming west southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 9pm and midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 72 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. South southwest wind around 6 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms.  Low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 83. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming west southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 9pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. South southwest wind around 6 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 83. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
Charlotte NC
 35.21°N 80.84°W (Elev. 656 ft)
6:40 am EDT Jul 21, 2018
7am EDT Jul 21, 2018-6pm EDT Jul 27, 2018
 
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