Dangerous Heat Across The Southern U.S. And Severe Thunderstorms In The Plains and Upper Midwest

After a sweltering weekend, heat advisories and excessive heat warnings continue across the southern tier of the U.S. with the potential for more record high temperatures and very dangerous heat indices. Also, severe thunderstorms with all hazards, including tornadoes, hail, damaging winds and heavy rain, are expected this afternoon and evening from the Upper Midwest to the central High Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rowan County Airport (KRUQ)

Lat: 35.64°NLon: 80.52°WElev: 755ft.

Partly Cloudy

87°F

31°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed NW 5 mph
Barometer 29.88 in
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index90°F (32°C)
Last update 13 Jul 2:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Salisbury, Rowan County Airport NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. North northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. North northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Calm wind.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 92.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
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Point Forecast:
Salisbury, Rowan County Airport NC
 35.65°N 80.53°W (Elev. 699 ft)
2:48 pm EDT Jul 13, 2020
3pm EDT Jul 13, 2020-6pm EDT Jul 20, 2020
 
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