Wet Weather in the Central Gulf Coast and Pacific Northwest; Critical Fire Weather Threat in the West

Locally heavy rainfall continue to bring flash flooding along the central Gulf Coast from southeast Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle. A strong cold front will bring heavy rain, winds, cooler temperatures, and possibly high elevation snow to the Northwest through the weekend. Widespread critical fire weather due to dry, gusty winds is forecast from the Great Basin into the northern Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Charlotte, Charlotte / Douglas International Airport (KCLT)

Lat: 35.21°NLon: 80.95°WElev: 748ft.

Mostly Cloudy

88°F

31°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 30.10 in (1018.3 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index90°F (32°C)
Last update 18 Sep 2:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles S Charlotte NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 87. East northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the morning.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of rain between 2am and 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light east southeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. East wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a chance of rain after 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance Rain

    Low: 68 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  High near 80. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 87. East northeast wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the morning. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of rain between 2am and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light east southeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. East wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a chance of rain after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. High near 80. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely, mainly before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 54.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 54.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles S Charlotte NC
 35.16°N 80.82°W (Elev. 696 ft)
2:46 pm EDT Sep 18, 2021
3pm EDT Sep 18, 2021-6pm EDT Sep 25, 2021
 
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