Severe Thunderstorms Wednesday in the Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat in the Central U.S.

Thunderstorms associated with severe wind gusts, large hail to very large hail, flash flooding, and a couple tornadoes will be possible Wednesday afternoon and night across parts of the Upper Midwest and extending into the southern Great Lakes. Excessive heat covers much of the central third of the country and is expected to persist into the weekend over the south-central states. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Charlotte, Charlotte / Douglas International Airport (KCLT)

Lat: 35.21°NLon: 80.95°WElev: 748ft.

Partly Cloudy

23°C

73°F

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed NW 6 km/h
Barometer 1015.4 mb (30.02 in)
Dewpoint 21°C (70°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 28 Jul 3:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Charlotte NC

  • Today

    Today: Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Heat index values as high as 39. Calm wind.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 34 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 22. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 22 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Patchy fog between 7am and 8am.  Otherwise, sunny and hot, with a high near 37. Light south southwest wind becoming southwest 6 to 11 km/h in the morning.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 37 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 23. Southwest wind 5 to 8 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 23 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers between 11am and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 36. West wind 5 to 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 36 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers between noon and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 33 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 22 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers between 9am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 33 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Heat index values as high as 39. Calm wind.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 22. Calm wind.
Thursday
Patchy fog between 7am and 8am. Otherwise, sunny and hot, with a high near 37. Light south southwest wind becoming southwest 6 to 11 km/h in the morning.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 23. Southwest wind 5 to 8 km/h.
Friday
A slight chance of showers between 11am and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 36. West wind 5 to 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Saturday
A chance of showers between noon and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Sunday
A chance of showers between 9am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
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Point Forecast:
Charlotte NC
 35.18°N 80.82°W (Elev. 195 m)
3:33 am EDT Jul 28, 2021
4am EDT Jul 28, 2021-6pm EDT Aug 3, 2021
 
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