Fire Weather Threats Remain High Across the West; Heavy Rain Potential for the Mid To Lower Mississippi Valley

Fire threats remain high across parts of the West with elevated outlooks and Red Flag Warnings. Also, The threat for dry thunderstorms will be widespread from the Great Basin to the Interior Northwest. Meanwhile, the tail end of a low pressure system over the Mississippi Valley may yield heavy rainfall and flash flooding concerns, especially in eastern Oklahoma and northwestern Arkansas. Read More >

Current conditions at

Gastonia Municipal Airport (KAKH)

Lat: 35.2°NLon: 81.16°WElev: 791ft.

Fair

80°F

27°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.09 in (1018.1 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 15 Aug 7:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Kings Mountain NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog before 4am, then patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 5 to 8 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: 89 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. West southwest wind around 6 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a chance of showers between 8am and 9am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 5am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy fog before 4am, then patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. West southwest wind around 6 mph.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a chance of showers between 8am and 9am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 5am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Kings Mountain NC
 35.25°N 81.33°W (Elev. 978 ft)
7:29 pm EDT Aug 15, 2018
8pm EDT Aug 15, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 22, 2018
 
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