Storms in the East; Monsoons and Fire Weather Out West

A slow moving frontal system will bring strong to severe storms, and, locally heavy rain from the Plains to the Northeast. Monsoon moisture shifts to the east into portions of the southern Plains and may produce excessive rains across portions of the High Plains and desert southwest. Fire Weather threats remain elevated to critical with isolated dry thunderstorms in the Intermountain West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Charlotte, Charlotte / Douglas International Airport (KCLT)

Lat: 35.21°NLon: 80.95°WElev: 748ft.

Fair

75°F

24°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 30.15 in (1019.9 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 17 Aug 4:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Charlotte NC

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Light south southwest wind becoming southwest 6 to 11 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 73 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers before 9am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9am and 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. West southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Light south southwest wind becoming southwest 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of showers before 9am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9am and 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. West southwest wind around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a chance of showers between 2am and 3am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Charlotte NC
 35.23°N 80.84°W (Elev. 725 ft)
3:29 am EDT Aug 17, 2018
5am EDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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