Severe Storms Across Portions of the Central U.S.; Wet and Windy in the Northwest

A few severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and large hail are expected this today across Kentucky, northeast Minnesota, and from southeast Colorado into the Oklahoma Panhandle. These storms may produce heavy rain and flooding in Kentucky. A strong cold front will sweep through the Northwest U.S. with rain, mountain snow and high winds. Heat and record high temperatures persist in the South. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lincolnton, Lincolnton-Lincoln County Regional Airport (KIPJ)

Lat: 35.48°NLon: 81.16°WElev: 876ft.

Fair

80°F

27°C

Humidity 37%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.08 in
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 18 May 11:15 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNE Lowesville NC

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 89. Light south wind becoming south southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind around 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Light southwest wind becoming west southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 95. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 95 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 68.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 93.

    Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a chance of showers between midnight and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Heavy
    Rain

    High: 87 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 89. Light south wind becoming south southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind around 7 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Light southwest wind becoming west southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 95. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 93.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a chance of showers between midnight and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then a chance of showers between 10pm and 4am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNE Lowesville NC
 35.47°N 81°W (Elev. 801 ft)
10:39 am EDT May 18, 2022
11am EDT May 18, 2022-6pm EDT May 24, 2022
 
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