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  • 63°
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: Calm
  • Humidity: 29%
  • Visibility: 10.0 miles
  • Dew Point: 30°
  • Pressure: 29.98 in. +

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5 Day Forecast

  • Tuesday
  • Clear
  • High: 74 °
  • Low: 49 °
  • Clear
  • Wednesday
  • Clear
  • High: 71 °
  • Low: 48 °
  • Clear
  • Thursday
  • Partly Cloudy
  • High: 75 °
  • Low: 61 °
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Friday
  • Chance of Rain
  • High: 80 °
  • Low: 58 °
  • Chance of Rain
  • Saturday
  • Chance of Rain
  • High: 68 °
  • Low: 41 °
  • Chance of Rain

Forecast for Charlotte, North Carolina

Updated: 5:17 PM EDT on January 30, 2015

  • Monday

    Mainly clear. Lows overnight in the low 40s.

  • Monday Night

    Clear skies. Low near 40F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Tuesday

    Sunny. High 74F. Winds SW at 10 to 20 mph.

  • Tuesday Night

    Clear. Low 49F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Wednesday

    Mainly sunny. High 71F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Wednesday Night

    Partly cloudy. Low 48F. Winds light and variable.

  • Thursday

    Partly cloudy skies in the morning will give way to cloudy skies during the afternoon. High near 75F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph.

  • Thursday Night

    Mostly cloudy in the evening then periods of showers after midnight. Low 61F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Friday

    Rain showers early with some sunshine later in the day. High around 80F. Winds SSW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Friday Night

    Partly cloudy skies early will give way to cloudy skies and light rain after midnight. Low 58F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.

  • Saturday

    Rain showers in the morning with bright sunshine in the afternoon. High 68F. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Saturday Night

    A mostly clear sky. Low 41F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Sunday

    Sunny. High 68F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Sunday Night

    Mostly clear skies. Low 46F. Winds light and variable.

  • Monday

    Partly cloudy early followed by mostly cloudy skies and a few showers later in the day. High 72F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%.

  • Monday Night

    Rain showers early with clearing later at night. Low 54F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Tuesday

    Partly cloudy. High 77F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Tuesday Night

    A few clouds from time to time. Low 57F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Wednesday

    Cloudy. High 77F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Wednesday Night

    Partly cloudy skies early followed by increasing clouds with showers developing later at night. Low 57F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 60%.

  • Thursday

    Cloudy with showers. High 74F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

  • Thursday Night

    Cloudy with periods of light rain. Low 54F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 60%.

Severe Weather Alert Descriptions

 Special Statement  Statement as of 3:17 PM EDT on March 30, 2015


... Increased fire danger Tuesday afternoon...

Dry high pressure will be over the region on Tuesday which will
promote temperatures warming into the 60s to around 70 over most
of western North Carolina. In response... relative humidity values
are expected to fall into the lower to mid 20s for several hours.
Fine fuels will be slowly drying and fuel moisture may reach
critical values during the afternoon hours. Winds will be mostly
soutwest and increase to around 10 mph with some gusts to 20 mph
over the higher ridge tops. The combination of dry air and fuels
will heighten fire danger.



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Location: Myers Park, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 8:11 PM EDT

Temperature: 66.0 °F Dew Point: 42 °F Humidity: 42% Wind: North at - Pressure: 29.97 in Hourly Precipitation: - Graphs

Location: Midtown, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 8:14 PM EDT

Temperature: 64.9 °F Dew Point: 36 °F Humidity: 34% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.08 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Freedom Park, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 8:11 PM EDT

Temperature: 65.5 °F Dew Point: 43 °F Humidity: 44% Wind: North at - Pressure: 30.03 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

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

Updated: 8:15 PM EDT

Temperature: 62.8 °F Dew Point: 39 °F Humidity: 41% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.98 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Third Ward, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 8:11 PM EDT

Temperature: 62.6 °F Dew Point: 34 °F Humidity: 34% Wind: North at - Pressure: 29.92 in Hourly Precipitation: - Graphs

Location: Cloisters, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 8:02 PM EDT

Temperature: 59.9 °F Dew Point: 37 °F Humidity: 42% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.90 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Madison Park, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 8:12 PM EDT

Temperature: 63.5 °F Dew Point: 40 °F Humidity: 42% Wind: North at - Pressure: 30.05 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Madison Park, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 8:14 PM EDT

Temperature: 57.9 °F Dew Point: 38 °F Humidity: 47% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.23 in Hourly Precipitation: - Graphs

Location: Mountainbrook, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 8:05 PM EDT

Temperature: 58.6 °F Dew Point: 44 °F Humidity: 58% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.92 in Hourly Precipitation: - Graphs

Location: Yorkmount, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 8:14 PM EDT

Temperature: 63.0 °F Dew Point: 32 °F Humidity: 36% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.24 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Roney SouthPark Mountainbrook, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 8:15 PM EDT

Temperature: 59.9 °F Dew Point: 42 °F Humidity: 52% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.00 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Beverly Woods, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 8:12 PM EDT

Temperature: 63.9 °F Dew Point: 41 °F Humidity: 42% Wind: North at - Pressure: 30.04 in Hourly Precipitation: - Graphs

Location: SoCltColRea, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 8:06 PM EDT

Temperature: 60.8 °F Dew Point: 37 °F Humidity: 41% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.01 in Hourly Precipitation: - Graphs

Location: Sardis View Lane, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 8:14 PM EDT

Temperature: 61.1 °F Dew Point: 38 °F Humidity: 43% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.95 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Providence Springs, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 8:06 PM EDT

Temperature: 63.9 °F Dew Point: 36 °F Humidity: 36% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.01 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Lawton Road, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 8:11 PM EDT

Temperature: 66.4 °F Dew Point: 43 °F Humidity: 42% Wind: North at - Pressure: 29.95 in Hourly Precipitation: - Graphs

Location: Hembstead, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 8:11 PM EDT

Temperature: 62.1 °F Dew Point: 43 °F Humidity: 50% Wind: North at - Pressure: 30.06 in Hourly Precipitation: - Graphs

Location: Lenox Pointe Drive, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 8:11 PM EDT

Temperature: 63.7 °F Dew Point: 47 °F Humidity: 54% Wind: North at - Pressure: 30.04 in Hourly Precipitation: - Graphs

Location: Innisfree, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 8:15 PM EDT

Temperature: 60.8 °F Dew Point: 43 °F Humidity: 51% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.97 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Windemere, Mint Hill, NC

Updated: 8:14 PM EDT

Temperature: 58.6 °F Dew Point: 31 °F Humidity: 35% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.97 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Inverness at Piper Glen, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 8:11 PM EDT

Temperature: 57.7 °F Dew Point: 43 °F Humidity: 58% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.82 in Hourly Precipitation: - Graphs

Location: Walnut Creek, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 8:15 PM EDT

Temperature: 60.5 °F Dew Point: 39 °F Humidity: 45% Wind: SW at 2.0 mph Pressure: 29.99 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Providence Plantation, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 8:11 PM EDT

Temperature: 64.0 °F Dew Point: 40 °F Humidity: 41% Wind: North at - Pressure: 29.87 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Harrington Woods, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 8:06 PM EDT

Temperature: 58.3 °F Dew Point: 42 °F Humidity: 54% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.90 in Hourly Precipitation: - Graphs

Location: Ballantyne, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 8:15 PM EDT

Temperature: 60.0 °F Dew Point: 44 °F Humidity: 56% Wind: South at 2.0 mph Pressure: 30.09 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Prosperity Church Road, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 8:11 PM EDT

Temperature: 67.1 °F Dew Point: 43 °F Humidity: 41% Wind: North at - Pressure: 29.97 in Hourly Precipitation: - Graphs

Location: Cardinal Woods, Pineville, NC

Updated: 8:15 PM EDT

Temperature: 65.5 °F Dew Point: 45 °F Humidity: 48% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.98 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Fairington Oaks, Mint Hill, NC

Updated: 8:08 PM EDT

Temperature: 58.6 °F Dew Point: 40 °F Humidity: 51% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.73 in Hourly Precipitation: - Graphs

Location: Mallard Ridge, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 8:13 PM EDT

Temperature: 59.5 °F Dew Point: 32 °F Humidity: 38% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.85 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Savannah Hills, Matthews, NC

Updated: 8:11 PM EDT

Temperature: 56.5 °F Dew Point: 44 °F Humidity: 63% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.73 in Hourly Precipitation: - Graphs

Location: Thompson Rd @ Stevens Creek, Mint Hill, NC

Updated: 8:15 PM EDT

Temperature: 60.6 °F Dew Point: 39 °F Humidity: 45% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.99 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Ballantyne, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 8:11 PM EDT

Temperature: 63.1 °F Dew Point: 44 °F Humidity: 49% Wind: North at - Pressure: 29.96 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Davis Lake - Eastfield, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 8:11 PM EDT

Temperature: 61.0 °F Dew Point: 36 °F Humidity: 39% Wind: North at - Pressure: 30.04 in Hourly Precipitation: - Graphs

Location: Bradfield Farms, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 7:28 PM EDT

Temperature: 65.5 °F Dew Point: 35 °F Humidity: 32% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.97 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

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NWS Forecaster Discussion




Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC 
747 PM EDT Monday Mar 30 2015 


Synopsis... 
high pressure will rebuild over the region today and linger through 
most of Tuesday. Another weak cold front will move over the area 
tomorrow night with high pressure quickly building again for 
Wednesday and Thursday. Yet another cold front is expected to 
approach the Carolinas by late Friday. 


&& 


Near term /through Tuesday/... 
as of 735 PM...other than some patchy cirrus pushing southeast of 
our area at this time...clear skies cover much of the southeast early this 
evening. The main concern for the very near term is overnight 
temperatures...especially over the mountains...as a strong radiational cooling event is 
beginning to take shape...especially within the sheltered valleys. While it 
appears a light up-valley flow will predominate across the middle and 
lower French Broad valley...likely preventing temperatures from cratering 
too much overnight...this looks like a case in which strong 
radiational cooling and cool air drainage will do its business 
across the little tenn valley and surrounding drainages. Min temperatures 
were therefore lowered to right around freezing. It doesn/T appear 
that freezing temperatures will be widespread enough to warrant a freeze 
warning...but the frost advisory will be expanded to include the 
little tenn...as well as the Pigeon River drainages. 


As of 245 PM...a cold front will completely sweep east across the 
region by early this evening. In the wake of the front...a few 
diurnal cumulus will linger across the County Warning Area...primarily along the Tennessee 
border. The cumulus will dissipate quickly as the sun sets...leaving the 
region under mostly clear conditions overnight. At the surface...near 
term models indicate that the center of high pressure will build 
across the southern appalachian region...resulting in calm to light 
and variable conditions. Forecast soundings indicate that a bl 
inversion will develop across the region tonight. As the inversion 
lowers tonight...very dry air will become exposed to the mountain 
ridges...lowering late night high elevation dewpoints to around 
zero. Mountain Valley values are forecast to range around 30 degrees. Low 
temperatures should range from the middle 30s to the upper 30s across 
the I-40 corridor of the foothills and Piedmont...areas from the 
upper Savannah River valley to the clt metropolitan area range around 40. 
The combination of close dewpoint depressions...calm winds...and middle 
30s will likely yield widespread frost within the French Broad 
valley tonight. We will highlight with a frost advisory for the 
French Broad valley. Patchy frost is possible across the I-40 
corridor. 


On Tuesday...high pressure will shift over the western Atlantic as a 
cold front approaches from the west. Return flow should support high 
temperatures reaching into the u60s across the mountain valleys and low 
70s east. Dewpoints should remain mainly steady in the middle to upper 
30s. Afternoon relative humidity values are forecast to range in the middle to upper 
20s with gust winds. After coordination with ncfs we will highlight 
the NC zones from the French Broad valley east across the Piedmont 
with a Fire Danger Statement. 


&& 


Short term /Tuesday night through Thursday/... 
of 230 PM EDT Monday...an upper trough and associated surface low 
will move off the East Coast Tuesday night. A trailing cold front from 
the East Coast low will move across the area Tuesday night. Some 
convection associated with the front will make a run at the NC 
mountains Tuesday evening. The 12z NAM is most aggressive in bringing 
showers/storms into the mountains. The GFS is much more muted with 
convective available potential energy quickly dwindling Tuesday evening and the ec essentially has a dry 
frontal passage. Hence...will not go overboard with probability of precipitation...and will 
keep things dry east of the mountains with deep layer west/northwest flow 
through the column. Will maintain the low end chance to slight 
chance probability of precipitation over the NC mountains Tuesday evening. Behind the 
front...high pressure is forecast to settle over the region from the 
north producing clearing by Wednesday morning and temperatures a notch above 
climatology on Wednesday. Quiet conditions are expected to continue through Wednesday 
night as the high moves off the East Coast. 


As southerly flow kicks in on Thursday...moisture will increase 
across the area. A west to east moving short wave will act with the 
increased moisture to produce scattered showers and perhaps a few 
thunderstorms Thursday afternoon. Temperatures on Thursday will be near climatology 
with increased cloud cover and scattered precipitation. 


&& 


Long term /Thursday night through Monday/... 
at 230 PM EDT Monday...on Friday evening nearly zonal flow will be 
over the southern tier of states as weak upper ridging will be off 
the East Coast...and low amplitude troughing will extend from the 
upper Midwest to the SW USA. The upper trough moves to the Great 
Lakes and central MS River Valley by Saturday...but upper flow 
remains almost zonal over the southeast. The trough amplifies 
slightly as it crosses the southern Appalachians...then deamplifies 
as it moves off the East Coast on Sunday. By late Sunday the models 
go out of phase off each coast...resulting in differences in flow 
over the southeast. 


At the surface...a cold front will approach from the northwest on Thursday 
night and Friday...preceded by robust Gulf inflow into the southern 
Appalachians. The front crosses our area early Saturday...followed 
by dry high pressure on Sunday. By Monday the surface high moves off 
the East Coast...but high pressure remains lodged along the eastern 
Seaboard...while Gulf inflow spreads moisture up the MS...Tennessee and Ohio 
River valleys. This moisture and associated rainfall spreads east 
across our area during the day. Temperatures will run above normal 
ahead of the first front...slightly below normal behind it...then 
return to above normal ahead of the second front. 


&& 


Aviation /00z Tuesday through Saturday/... 
at kclt and elsewhere...VFR through the period. In fact...the next 
24 hours will be largely free of clouds of any type...while dry air 
will preclude any visby issues. Thus...mainly a wind forecast for 
this set. Winds are expected to continue or turn toward the northwest this 
evening and weaken to around 5 kts...likely going light/variable or calm 
by daybreak. S/SW winds will then develop after sunrise...reaching 
the 10-15 knots range at most terminals during the afternoon. Some 
gusts to around 20 kts will also be possible during that time. 


Outlook...VFR through Wednesday. An approaching warm front and 
resultant moisture return will bring better chances for 
precipitation/restrictions across the area later in the week...perhaps 
starting Thursday morning. A cold front will affect the area Friday 
into early Saturday...bringing another round of rain/possible 
thunderstorms and restrictions. 


Confidence table... 


23-05z 05-11z 11-17z 17-18z 
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 100% 


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_tables 


&& 


Gsp watches/warnings/advisories... 
Georgia...none. 
NC...frost advisory from midnight tonight to 9 am EDT Tuesday for 
ncz048-051>053-058-059-062-065. 
Fire Danger Statement Tuesday afternoon for ncz033-035>037- 
048>050-053-056-057-065-068>072-082-501>510. 
SC...none. 


&& 


$$ 
Synopsis...jpt 
near term...jdl/Ned 
short term...lg 
long term...jat 
aviation...jdl 






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