Lake Effect Snow Along Eastern Great Lakes; Critical Fire Weather in Texas

As a potent winter storm moves off the coast of New England, heavy snow will be possible in its wake downwind of the eastern Great Lakes through Monday night and into Tuesday. A quick-hitting winter storm will bring strong winds and snow to the northern Plains and Upper Great Lakes Tuesday. Strong winds and dry conditions will result in critical fire weather conditions in the southern Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Charlotte, Charlotte / Douglas International Airport (KCLT)

Lat: 35.21°NLon: 80.95°WElev: 748ft.

Fair

26°F

-3°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed W 3 mph
Barometer 30.11 in (1020.2 mb)
Dewpoint 22°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Jan 7:52 am EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Charlotte NC

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 45. West northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. Light south wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. Light south southwest wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. South southwest wind around 6 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 41 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain likely, mainly before noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 46. Light and variable wind becoming north northeast 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 46 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of rain before 10pm, then a chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 24 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.

    Chance Snow

    High: 31 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 21 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 45. West northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. Light south wind.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. Light south southwest wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. South southwest wind around 6 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday
Rain likely, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 46. Light and variable wind becoming north northeast 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain before 10pm, then a chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Charlotte NC
 35.23°N 80.84°W (Elev. 725 ft)
6:44 am EST Jan 18, 2022
8am EST Jan 18, 2022-6pm EST Jan 24, 2022
 
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