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Current Conditions

  • 91°
  • Scattered Clouds
  • Wind: Variable 4 mph
  • Humidity: 38%
  • Visibility: 10.0 miles
  • Dew Point: 62°
  • Pressure: 29.93 in. -
  • Heat Index: 92

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5 Day Forecast

  • Thursday
  • Mostly Cloudy
  • High: 92 °
  • Low: 69 °
  • Mostly Cloudy
  • Friday
  • Clear
  • High: 94 °
  • Low: 68 °
  • Clear
  • Saturday
  • Chance of a Thunderstorm
  • High: 86 °
  • Low: 67 °
  • Chance of T-Storms
  • Sunday
  • Chance of a Thunderstorm
  • High: 85 °
  • Low: 66 °
  • Chance of T-Storms
  • Monday
  • Chance of a Thunderstorm
  • High: 86 °
  • Low: 66 °
  • Chance of T-Storms

Forecast for Charlotte, North Carolina

Updated: 2:12 PM EDT on September 3, 2015

  • This Afternoon

    Mostly sunny with isolated showers and thunderstorms. Near steady temperatures in the lower 90s. North winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.

  • Tonight

    Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. North winds around 5 mph.

  • Friday

    Mostly sunny. A chance of thunderstorms and showers in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 90s. Northeast winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.

  • Friday Night

    Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.

  • Saturday

    Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.

  • Saturday Night

    Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Thunderstorms possible in the evening. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

  • Sunday through Monday Night

    Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 80s. Lows in the upper 60s.

  • Tuesday through Wednesday

    Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 80s. Lows in the upper 60s.

Severe Weather Alert Descriptions

 Air Quality Alert  Statement as of 2:44 am EDT on September 3, 2015


... Air quality alert in effect from 6 am this morning to 9 PM EDT
this evening...

The North Carolina department of environmental and natural resources
in Raleigh NC has issued a code Orange air quality action day for
ground level ozone... in effect from 6 am this morning to 9 PM EDT
this evening.

An air quality action day means that ground level ozone
concentrations within the region may approach or exceed unhealthy
standards. For additional information... please visit the North
Carolina division of air quality web site at
www.Ncair.Org/airaware/forecast/.



244 am EDT Thu Sep 3 2015

... Air quality alert in effect from 6 am this morning to 9 PM EDT
this evening...

The North Carolina department of environmental and natural resources
in Raleigh NC has issued a code Orange air quality action day for
ground level ozone... in effect from 6 am this morning to 9 PM EDT
this evening.

An air quality action day means that ground level ozone
concentrations within the region may approach or exceed unhealthy
standards. For additional information... please visit the North
Carolina division of air quality web site at
www.Ncair.Org/airaware/forecast/.



453 PM EDT Wed Sep 2 2015

... Air quality alert in effect from 6 am to 9 PM EDT Thursday...

The North Carolina department of environmental and natural resources
in Raleigh NC has issued a code Orange air quality action day for
ground level ozone... in effect from 6 am to 9 PM EDT Thursday.

An air quality action day means that ground level ozone
concentrations within the region may approach or exceed unhealthy
standards. For additional information... please visit the North
Carolina division of air quality web site at
www.Ncair.Org/airaware/forecast/.



453 PM EDT Wed Sep 2 2015

... Air quality alert in effect from 6 am to 9 PM EDT Thursday...

The North Carolina department of environmental and natural resources
in Raleigh NC has issued a code Orange air quality action day for
ground level ozone... in effect from 6 am to 9 PM EDT Thursday.

An air quality action day means that ground level ozone
concentrations within the region may approach or exceed unhealthy
standards. For additional information... please visit the North
Carolina division of air quality web site at
www.Ncair.Org/airaware/forecast/.




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Location: Teversham, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 3:07 PM EDT

Temperature: 91.0 °F Dew Point: 62 °F Humidity: 38% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.93 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 91 °F Graphs

Location: Beverly Woods, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 3:06 PM EDT

Temperature: 90.9 °F Dew Point: 70 °F Humidity: 50% Wind: North at - Pressure: 30.01 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: 96 °F Graphs

Location: Roney SouthPark Mountainbrook, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 3:07 PM EDT

Temperature: 90.7 °F Dew Point: 64 °F Humidity: 42% Wind: NNE at 3.1 mph Pressure: 29.96 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 92 °F Graphs

Location: Mountainbrook, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 2:58 PM EDT

Temperature: 92.3 °F Dew Point: 69 °F Humidity: 47% Wind: WNW at 2.2 mph Pressure: 29.85 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: 98 °F Graphs

Location: Madison Park, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 3:05 PM EDT

Temperature: 88.7 °F Dew Point: 72 °F Humidity: 57% Wind: North at - Pressure: 30.02 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 95 °F Graphs

Location: Yorkmount, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 3:05 PM EDT

Temperature: 90.5 °F Dew Point: 32 °F Humidity: 24% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.18 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 87 °F Graphs

Location: Ashbrook / Park Rd Shopping Ctr, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 3:07 PM EDT

Temperature: 91.4 °F Dew Point: 63 °F Humidity: 39% Wind: East at 1.8 mph Pressure: 29.49 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 92 °F Graphs

Location: Olde Providence South, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 3:06 PM EDT

Temperature: 99.3 °F Dew Point: 70 °F Humidity: 38% Wind: North at - Pressure: 29.17 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: 106 °F Graphs

Location: Charlotte Country Day School, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 2:59 PM EDT

Temperature: 91.7 °F Dew Point: 69 °F Humidity: 47% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.90 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: 96 °F Graphs

Location: Innisfree, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 3:07 PM EDT

Temperature: 90.9 °F Dew Point: 63 °F Humidity: 40% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.96 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 92 °F Graphs

Location: Myers Park, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 3:05 PM EDT

Temperature: 91.9 °F Dew Point: 73 °F Humidity: 54% Wind: North at - Pressure: 29.94 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: 101 °F Graphs

Location: Freedom Park, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 3:05 PM EDT

Temperature: 97.3 °F Dew Point: 70 °F Humidity: 41% Wind: North at - Pressure: 30.02 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 104 °F Graphs

Location: Lenox Pointe Drive, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 3:05 PM EDT

Temperature: 90.9 °F Dew Point: 70 °F Humidity: 49% Wind: North at - Pressure: 29.99 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: 96 °F Graphs

Location: Providence Springs, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 2:59 PM EDT

Temperature: 95.6 °F Dew Point: 66 °F Humidity: 38% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.92 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 99 °F Graphs

Location: Walnut Creek, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 3:07 PM EDT

Temperature: 91.1 °F Dew Point: 59 °F Humidity: 34% Wind: NE at 2.4 mph Pressure: 29.92 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 90 °F Graphs

Location: Dilworth, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 3:05 PM EDT

Temperature: 93.7 °F Dew Point: 70 °F Humidity: 46% Wind: North at - Pressure: 30.01 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: 100 °F Graphs

Location: charlotte, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 3:07 PM EDT

Temperature: 90.0 °F Dew Point: 68 °F Humidity: 48% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.57 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 94 °F Graphs

Location: Hampton Leas, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 3:01 PM EDT

Temperature: 93.9 °F Dew Point: 67 °F Humidity: 42% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.69 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: 98 °F Graphs

Location: Cotswold, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 3:07 PM EDT

Temperature: 91.8 °F Dew Point: 65 °F Humidity: 41% Wind: West at 1.0 mph Pressure: 29.92 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 94 °F Graphs

Location: Inverness at Piper Glen, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 3:00 PM EDT

Temperature: 88.7 °F Dew Point: 64 °F Humidity: 44% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.77 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: 90 °F Graphs

Location: Cardinal Woods, Pineville, NC

Updated: 3:07 PM EDT

Temperature: 93.5 °F Dew Point: 68 °F Humidity: 44% Wind: SSE at 2.0 mph Pressure: 29.89 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 98 °F Graphs

Location: Hembstead, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 3:06 PM EDT

Temperature: 89.2 °F Dew Point: 71 °F Humidity: 55% Wind: North at - Pressure: 30.02 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: 95 °F Graphs

Location: Midtown, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 3:07 PM EDT

Temperature: 93.0 °F Dew Point: 64 °F Humidity: 39% Wind: North at 4.0 mph Pressure: 29.99 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 95 °F Graphs

Location: Sardis View Lane, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 3:05 PM EDT

Temperature: 89.7 °F Dew Point: 69 °F Humidity: 51% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.87 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 94 °F Graphs

Location: Dilworth-Latta Park, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 3:07 PM EDT

Temperature: 94.4 °F Dew Point: 64 °F Humidity: 37% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.81 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 96 °F Graphs

Location: Provincetowne (Snapfinger), Charlotte, NC

Updated: 3:07 PM EDT

Temperature: 91.9 °F Dew Point: 64 °F Humidity: 40% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.45 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 94 °F Graphs

Location: Third Ward, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 3:05 PM EDT

Temperature: 88.2 °F Dew Point: 70 °F Humidity: 55% Wind: North at - Pressure: 29.96 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: 93 °F Graphs

Location: Reavencrest, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 3:04 PM EDT

Temperature: 97.0 °F Dew Point: 67 °F Humidity: 38% Wind: NW at 2.2 mph Pressure: 29.87 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: 102 °F Graphs

Location: Providence Plantation, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 3:05 PM EDT

Temperature: 88.0 °F Dew Point: 70 °F Humidity: 54% Wind: North at - Pressure: 29.19 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: 93 °F Graphs

Location: Bridgehampton, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 3:05 PM EDT

Temperature: 94.0 °F Dew Point: 69 °F Humidity: 44% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.94 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 99 °F Graphs

Location: Bridgehampton SC, Fort Mill, SC

Updated: 3:06 PM EDT

Temperature: 92.3 °F Dew Point: 66 °F Humidity: 43% Wind: SE at 1.7 mph Pressure: 29.81 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: 96 °F Graphs

Location: Providence Plantation, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 3:06 PM EDT

Temperature: 95.7 °F Dew Point: 70 °F Humidity: 43% Wind: North at - Pressure: 29.82 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 102 °F Graphs

Location: Foxwood Subdivision, Fort Mill, SC

Updated: 3:07 PM EDT

Temperature: 97.7 °F Dew Point: 67 °F Humidity: 37% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.35 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 102 °F Graphs

Location: St. Clair Subdivision, Matthews, NC

Updated: 3:00 PM EDT

Temperature: 93.3 °F Dew Point: 66 °F Humidity: 41% Wind: North at 2.0 mph Pressure: 29.98 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 96 °F Graphs

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NWS Forecaster Discussion




Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC 
242 PM EDT Thursday Sep 3 2015 


Synopsis... 
a back door cold front is expected to push across the region on 
Friday followed by a cool and moist area of high pressure which 
will persist through through the Holiday weekend...bringing clouds 
and increased chances of precipitation. A gradual warming trend 
and more summerlike conditions will return Tuesday. 


&& 


Near term /through Friday/... 
as of 230 PM...seeing convection blossoming over north Georgia at the 
back edge of the thicker cloud cover centered over the Savannah 
River valley and east central Georgia. Main concern for the afternoon 
continues to be low level moisture pooled near the csra that extends 
up into the lakelands. While it is suspected that bad dewpoints (in the 
middle 70s) are inflating buoyancy estimates in that region...even if 
we throw away the suspicious observation and go only with kahn and kgrd...we 
still have around 3000 j/kg of cape to go with 1000 j/kg of dcape. 
That sort of environment in the Summer usually would support 
thunderstorms...with some strong to severe. Yet...the convection 
allowing models still are not on board with developing much in that 
area. It is not known if the models initialized properly with the 
moisture pool being better than expected. The latest runs of the WRF- 
arw and 4km WRF for Storm Prediction Center show a bit more development...so perhaps the 
trend is in that direction. With that in mind...will raise the 
precipitation probability into the chance range in all NE Georgia and the 
lakelands. Best to keep an eye out for a few strong/severe storms as 
well...just in case. The rest of the forecast area looks OK. No changes 
to maximum temperatures. Still expect any shower/thunderstorm activity to wane around 
sunset with loss of heating. 


The next 24 hours feature a strange and convoluted pattern aloft 
which basically results in a weak northwest flow...with a weak short wave 
dropping down across the region on Friday that lacks DPVA. Expect a 
general lack of middle/upper forcing...which means that any threat for 
precipitation will be almost entirely driven by diurnal heating. In spite 
of a weak NE flow near the surface courtesy of weak low pressure 
along the coast and high pressure well to the NE...the model 
guidance develops sufficient instability to allow for scattered deep 
convection across the whole forecast area Friday afternoon. So...little 
change was made to the previous forecast which had a chance pop 
everywhere by middle/late afternoon. Went on the high side of guidance 
again for temperatures based on recent verification. 


&& 


Short term /Friday night through Sunday/... 
as of 230 PM Thursday...our area remains caught in between the 
westerly flow aloft... which is located well to the north...and an 
upper trough meandering across the southeast quarter of the Continental U.S.. 
meanwhile high pressure edging from the New England states down to 
the middle Atlantic...will help push a "backdoor cold front" into the 
region Friday night and into the upcoming weekend. 


We would expect diural showers and thunderstorms to initially wane 
Friday evening...then an uptick in our eastern forecast area (fa) 
Friday night. The easterly flow should continue to draw Atlantic 
moisture into the region Saturday with probability of precipitation steadily increasing in 
our western forecast area. We have brought highest probability of precipitation Saturday and Saturday 
night along the east facing slopes with good upglide expected. Also 
during this period the models are suggesting weak upper level 
impulses will be passing through the region...helping the overall 
forcing for precipitation potential. 


Although the overall set-up remains staged Saturday night and 
Sunday... forcing should diminish along with deepest moisture. We 
have kept probability of precipitation going over the western half of the area with clouds 
elsewhere. 


Because of the clouds...precipitation potential and a falling 
thermal pattern...maximum temperatures will continue to follow the 
previous forecast with values near or slight under guide. This will 
also lend itself to smaller diurnal trends...as overnight low 
temperatures being held in check by cloudiness. The latest model 
guide continues to display this trend. 


&& 


Long term /Sunday night through Thursday/... 
as of 130 PM Thursday...early next week the easterly flow regime over 
the Carolinas will gradually break down as heights fall over the 
northestern Continental U.S. And ridge builds over the western Atlantic. A developing low 
offshore Sunday night will enhance moisture transport into the County warning forecast area 
from the east. Southwest low level flow does not really re-establish 
itself until late Tuesday or possibly even Wednesday. Meanwhile 
an initially strong low developing in the Lee of the northern rockies 
will move toward Hudson Bay...with heights falling over the north 
central Continental U.S. In response. A cold front associated with the system will 
push southeastward...and while GFS/ec differ on its depicted strength they 
agree it will reach the tenn valley and southern Appalachians by Thursday 
night. In summary...for the forecast period the County warning forecast area will be under 
a somewhat nebulous weak ridge followed by a weak trough in advance 
of the frontal passage. Except for the lingering possibility of overnight 
sprinkles or light showers Sunday night...probability of precipitation will remain strongly 
diurnal. Tuesday appears to be the day under the least influence of 
either the easterly flow or the approaching trough...and therefore 
bears the lowest probability of precipitation overall. Maximum temperatures will start out at about 
normal Monday with the wedgelike airmass still present...but as 
this retreats they will begin to warm...ending up several degrees 
above normal by Thursday with continued modification. Mins will be a 
couple degrees above normal. 


&& 


Aviation /19z Thursday through Tuesday/... 
at kclt and elsewhere...generally VFR through the period...except for 
kavl around daybreak. Scattered high based stratocu will develop through the 
afternoon...with cloud bases generally in the 060 to 080 range. The 
best precipitation chances this afternoon still look to be the best 
across the southern tier of the terminal forecast area...mainly south of 
kand...and with scattered ridge top development over the higher 
terrain. Will include a vcsh or thunderstorms in the vicinity at kavl and kand. The 
convection should die off by sunset. There could be some fog in the 
mountain valleys overnight...which may result in a visibility restriction at 
kavl that would end by middle morning. Expect the rest of the morning 
to be benign. In general...wind will remain north to NE and light through 
the period. 


Outlook...over the weekend...a moist easterly flow should develop... 
bringing better chances for showers and restrictions...in particular 
on Saturday. Low clouds and fog will be possible each night in the 
mountain valleys. 


Confidence table... 


18-24z 00-06z 06-12z 12-18z 
kclt high 100% high 100% high 100% high 100% 
kgsp high 100% high 100% high 100% high 100% 
kavl high 100% high 100% high 100% high 100% 
khky high 100% high 100% high 100% high 100% 
kgmu high 100% high 100% high 100% high 100% 
kand high 100% high 100% high 100% high 97% 


The percentage reflects the number of guidance members agreeing 
with the scheduled taf issuance flight rule category. Complete hourly 
experimental aviation forecast consistency tables and ensemble forecasts 
are available at the following link: (must be lower case) 


Www.Weather.Gov/gsp/aviation 


&& 


Gsp watches/warnings/advisories... 
Georgia...none. 
NC...none. 
SC...none. 


&& 


$$ 
Synopsis...Wimberley 
near term...PM 
short term...ts 
long term...Wimberley 
aviation...PM 



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