Heavy Rainfall And Severe Weather Potential From The Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains; Western Fire Weather Threats Remain Elevated

A low pressure system and front moving through the Mississippi Valley may yield heavy to excessive rainfall and the threat for some severe thunderstorms from parts of the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains. Fire weather threats will remain elevated across the Northwest into the northern Rockies, as a system from the Pacific moves into and through the area over the next few days. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Charlotte, Charlotte / Douglas International Airport (KCLT)

Lat: 35.21°NLon: 80.95°WElev: 748ft.

Partly Cloudy

88°F

31°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 30.19 in (1021.2 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Heat Index94°F (34°C)
Last update 16 Aug 11:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Charlotte NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Southwest wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind around 7 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. West southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Southwest wind around 7 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South southwest wind around 5 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind around 7 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. West southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Charlotte NC
 35.23°N 80.84°W (Elev. 725 ft)
10:35 am EDT Aug 16, 2018
12pm EDT Aug 16, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 22, 2018
 
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