Thunderstorms And Heavy Rain Is Expected Through The Plains; Poor Air Quality Persists Out West into Upper Midwest; Major Hurricane Lane Moves Into The Central Pacific

Thunderstorms with heavy to excessive rain is expected across much of the Plains, as a weather system moves into the region. Meanwhile, smoke from numerous ongoing wildfires in western North America are requiring air quality alerts throughout the West into the Upper Midwest. Finally, Major Hurricane Lane continues to track almost due west, transitioning from the Eastern to Central Pacific Ocean. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Charlotte, Charlotte / Douglas International Airport (KCLT)

Lat: 35.21°NLon: 80.95°WElev: 748ft.

Overcast

74°F

23°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed SW 5 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1013.3 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 19 Aug 5:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Charlotte NC

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind around 6 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3am.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 72 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 88 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 88 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind around 6 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3am. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South southwest wind 3 to 5 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Charlotte NC
 35.21°N 80.84°W (Elev. 656 ft)
3:28 am EDT Aug 19, 2018
5am EDT Aug 19, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 25, 2018
 
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