Heat Continues for the East and South-Central U.S.; Strong to Severe Storms Across the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast

The extremely dangerous heat wave continues across the East Coast and much of the South-Central U.S. today. Record high temperatures are expected for some areas especially across the Mid-Atlantic where extreme heat risk conditions reside. There is a Slight Risk (level 2 of 5) of severe thunderstorms today for the northern Mid-Atlantic into portions of southern New England. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Concord Regional Airport (KJQF)

Lat: 35.39°NLon: 80.71°WElev: 666ft.

Mostly Cloudy

93°F

34°C

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed W 8 mph
Barometer 29.97 in
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index99°F (37°C)
Last update 17 Jul 2:50 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Concord NC

  • This Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 103. Southwest wind around 8 mph.

    High: 95 °F

    Hot

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Low: 74 °F

    Chance
    T-storms

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. West wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    High: 90 °F

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Heavy Rain

  • Thursday Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 4am, then a slight chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light north wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Low: 70 °F

    Heavy Rain

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. North northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    High: 86 °F

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

  • Friday Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11pm and 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Low: 70 °F

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    High: 87 °F

    T-storms
    Likely

  • Saturday Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Low: 70 °F

    T-storms
    Likely

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers between 10am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    High: 88 °F

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 103. Southwest wind around 8 mph.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. West wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 4am, then a slight chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light north wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. North northeast wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11pm and 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A chance of showers between 10am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8pm and 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
Concord NC
 35.41°N 80.59°W (Elev. 659 ft)
2:45 pm EDT Jul 17, 2024
3pm EDT Jul 17, 2024-6pm EDT Jul 24, 2024
 
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