Dangerous Heat Building in the South; Severe Storms From Plains To MS Valley

Intensifying high pressure is producing dangerous heat and humidity in the south-central U.S. with heat indexes possibly exceeding 110. Triple digit heat will also continue for some western areas. Elsewhere, a front moving through the central U.S. may produce severe thunderstorms and heavy rainfall in parts of the Plains and MS Valley through Friday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Charlotte, Charlotte / Douglas International Airport (KCLT)

Lat: 35.21°NLon: 80.95°WElev: 748ft.

Mostly Cloudy

76°F

24°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1016.8 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 20 Jul 12:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Charlotte NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. East northeast wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Isolated showers after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. East northeast wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Isolated
    Showers

    High: 88 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. East wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light northeast  after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Light and variable wind becoming south southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 72 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 72 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. East northeast wind around 7 mph.
Friday
Isolated showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. East northeast wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. East wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light northeast after midnight.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Light and variable wind becoming south southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 86. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Charlotte NC
 35.21°N 80.84°W (Elev. 656 ft)
10:25 pm EDT Jul 19, 2018
1am EDT Jul 20, 2018-6pm EDT Jul 26, 2018
 
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