Extreme Fire Weather Threat in Southern California; Chilly Weather for Much of U.S.; Heavy Rain in South Plains

Cold, Canadian air will cause Santa Ana winds to develop across southern California for extreme fire weather threats early this week, and critical Fire Weather threats through mid-week. This cold air is also plunging much of the U.S. below to much below normal temperatures, especially, across the High Plains. Heavy rains continue across the South Plains as moist air rides over this cold front. Read More >

Current conditions at

Gastonia Municipal Airport (KAKH)

Lat: 35.2°NLon: 81.16°WElev: 791ft.

Mostly Cloudy

59°F

15°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.19 in (1022.1 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Last update 15 Oct 7:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Kings Mountain NC

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. South southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 10am.  Patchy fog between 7am and 8am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 60. Calm wind.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph in the morning.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 45.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 45 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 63.

    Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 43.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 43 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. South southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 10am. Patchy fog between 7am and 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 60. Calm wind. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 63.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 43.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
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Point Forecast:
Kings Mountain NC
 35.25°N 81.33°W (Elev. 978 ft)
6:45 am EDT Oct 15, 2018
8am EDT Oct 15, 2018-6pm EDT Oct 21, 2018
 
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