An Enduring Heat Wave Begins for Texas and Southern Plains

Starting today, a blazing Heat Wave will consume much of the Southern Plains and Lower MS Valley through early next week, especially for TX. Numerous Excessive Heat Warnings, Watches and Advisories are in effect for the mid-section of TX and OK and these hazards will only become more widespread. Expect record Highs temps and very dangerous Heat Indices, both surging well north of triple digits. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rowan County Airport (KRUQ)

Lat: 35.64°NLon: 80.52°WElev: 755ft.

Overcast

76°F

24°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.00 in
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 18 Jul 11:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Rockwell NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. East wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. East wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. East wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. East wind 3 to 7 mph.  New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers between 3am and 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. East wind 3 to 5 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. East wind 5 to 7 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. East wind 3 to 5 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. East wind 3 to 7 mph. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers between 3am and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Rockwell NC
 35.55°N 80.41°W (Elev. 778 ft)
10:40 pm EDT Jul 18, 2018
11pm EDT Jul 18, 2018-6pm EDT Jul 25, 2018
 
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