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Current Conditions

  • 34°
  • Overcast
  • Wind: NNE 7 mph
  • Humidity: 89%
  • Visibility: 10.0 miles
  • Dew Point: 31°
  • Pressure: 30.51 in. -
  • Heat Index: 28

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5 Day Forecast

  • Sunday
  • Ice Pellets
  • High: 46 °
  • Low: 37 °
  • Ice Pellets
  • Monday
  • Mostly Cloudy
  • High: 57 °
  • Low: 39 °
  • Mostly Cloudy
  • Tuesday
  • Chance of Rain
  • High: 45 °
  • Low: 54 °
  • Chance of Rain
  • Wednesday
  • Chance of Rain
  • High: 73 °
  • Low: 46 °
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  • Thursday
  • Chance Rain
  • High: 48 °
  • Low: 23 °
  • Chance Rain

Forecast for Waxhaw, North Carolina

Updated: 10:00 AM EST on March 01, 2015

  • Sunday

    Overcast with rain showers, then rain in the afternoon. Fog early. High of 46F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 80%.

  • Sunday Night

    Overcast with a chance of rain. Low of 37F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 30%.

  • Monday

    Mostly cloudy. High of 57F. Winds from the West at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the North in the afternoon.

  • Monday Night

    Overcast with a chance of rain. Low of 39F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 20%.

  • Tuesday

    Overcast with a chance of rain. High of 45F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Tuesday Night

    Overcast with a chance of rain. Low of 54F. Winds from the South at 5 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Wednesday

    Overcast with a chance of rain in the afternoon. High of 73F. Breezy. Winds from the SW at 5 to 25 mph shifting to the North in the afternoon. Chance of rain 50% with rainfall amounts near 0.3 in. possible.

  • Wednesday Night

    Overcast with a chance of rain. Low of 46F. Winds from the NNE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70% with rainfall amounts near 1.2 in. possible.

  • Thursday

    Overcast with a chance of rain. High of 48F. Breezy. Winds from the NNE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

  • Thursday Night

    Partly cloudy. Low of 23F with a windchill as low as 14F. Winds from the NE at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Friday

    Partly cloudy. High of 45F. Winds from the ENE at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Friday Night

    Partly cloudy. Low of 30F. Winds from the East at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Saturday

    Clear. High of 50F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Saturday Night

    Clear with a chance of rain. Fog overnight. Low of 34F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Sunday

    Partly cloudy. High of 57F. Winds from the NE at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the SE in the afternoon.

  • Sunday Night

    Clear. Fog overnight. Low of 34F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Monday

    Clear. High of 55F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Monday Night

    Clear. Fog overnight. Low of 37F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Tuesday

    Clear. High of 57F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Tuesday Night

    Clear. Low of 39F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Wednesday

    Clear. High of 57F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Wednesday Night

    Clear. Low of 39F. Winds less than 5 mph.

Personal Weather Stations

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Location: Waxhaw, Waxhaw, NC

Updated: 11:37 AM EST

Temperature: 33.1 °F Dew Point: 33 °F Humidity: 99% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.04 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 33 °F Graphs

Location: Waxaw - Lawson, Waxhaw, NC

Updated: 11:36 AM EST

Temperature: 34.8 °F Dew Point: 34 °F Humidity: 95% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.54 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.02 in Windchill: 35 °F Graphs

Location: Providence Grove, Waxhaw, NC

Updated: 11:26 AM EST

Temperature: 34.5 °F Dew Point: 34 °F Humidity: 99% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.35 in Hourly Precipitation: - Windchill: 34 °F Graphs

Location: Weddington Chase - Marvin, NC, Waxhaw, NC

Updated: 11:27 AM EST

Temperature: 34.2 °F Dew Point: 33 °F Humidity: 94% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.32 in Hourly Precipitation: - Windchill: 34 °F Graphs

Location: Beechwood - Marvin NC, Waxhaw, NC

Updated: 11:30 AM EST

Temperature: 34.3 °F Dew Point: 34 °F Humidity: 99% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.38 in Hourly Precipitation: - Windchill: 34 °F Graphs

Location: Oakbrook, Marvin, NC

Updated: 11:22 AM EST

Temperature: 34.3 °F Dew Point: 33 °F Humidity: 96% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.49 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.02 in Windchill: 34 °F Graphs

Location: Chastain Village, Fort Mill, SC

Updated: 11:35 AM EST

Temperature: 34.3 °F Dew Point: 34 °F Humidity: 97% Wind: NE at 3.2 mph Pressure: 30.22 in Hourly Precipitation: - Windchill: 32 °F Graphs

Location: Farmbrook, Waxhaw, NC

Updated: 11:28 AM EST

Temperature: 35.1 °F Dew Point: 35 °F Humidity: 98% Wind: East at 2.2 mph Pressure: 30.45 in Hourly Precipitation: - Windchill: 35 °F Graphs

Location: Hunter Oaks, Waxhaw, NC

Updated: 11:37 AM EST

Temperature: 34.7 °F Dew Point: 23 °F Humidity: 63% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.82 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.01 in Windchill: 35 °F Graphs

Location: Partridge Lane, Matthews, NC

Updated: 8:41 AM EST

Temperature: 34.5 °F Dew Point: 25 °F Humidity: 68% Wind: North at - Pressure: 30.63 in Hourly Precipitation: - Windchill: 34 °F Graphs

Location: Firethorne Country Club, Waxhaw, NC

Updated: 11:37 AM EST

Temperature: 33.5 °F Dew Point: 35 °F Humidity: 98% Wind: NNE at 2.3 mph Pressure: 29.83 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 34 °F Graphs

Location: Van Wyck, SC

Updated: 11:36 AM EST

Temperature: 31.7 °F Dew Point: 30 °F Humidity: 95% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.57 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 32 °F Graphs

Location: Providence Crossing, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 11:35 AM EST

Temperature: 34.9 °F Dew Point: 27 °F Humidity: 74% Wind: North at - Pressure: 30.54 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.02 in Windchill: 35 °F Graphs

Location: Holly Park Villas, Indian Trail, NC

Updated: 11:33 AM EST

Temperature: 34.0 °F Dew Point: 34 °F Humidity: 99% Wind: East at 4.3 mph Pressure: 30.42 in Hourly Precipitation: - Windchill: 30 °F Graphs

Location: Alton, Monroe, NC

Updated: 11:37 AM EST

Temperature: 33.7 °F Dew Point: 33 °F Humidity: 97% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.53 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.38 in Windchill: 34 °F Graphs

Location: Bridgehampton, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 11:35 AM EST

Temperature: 33.9 °F Dew Point: 33 °F Humidity: 96% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.51 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 34 °F Graphs

Location: Ballantyne, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 11:35 AM EST

Temperature: 34.7 °F Dew Point: 35 °F Humidity: 100% Wind: North at - Pressure: 30.50 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 35 °F Graphs

Location: Savannah Hills, Matthews, NC

Updated: 11:31 AM EST

Temperature: 34.0 °F Dew Point: 34 °F Humidity: 99% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.26 in Hourly Precipitation: - Windchill: 34 °F Graphs

Location: Ballantyne, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 11:37 AM EST

Temperature: 35.0 °F Dew Point: 35 °F Humidity: 100% Wind: East at 2.0 mph Pressure: 30.59 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.01 in Windchill: 35 °F Graphs

Location: Inverness at Piper Glen, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 11:29 AM EST

Temperature: 34.5 °F Dew Point: 32 °F Humidity: 91% Wind: North at 1.7 mph Pressure: 30.38 in Hourly Precipitation: - Windchill: 34 °F Graphs

Location: West Green Street, Monroe, NC

Updated: 11:35 AM EST

Temperature: 34.0 °F Dew Point: 32 °F Humidity: 92% Wind: North at - Pressure: 30.58 in Hourly Precipitation: - Windchill: 34 °F Graphs

Location: Providence Plantation, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 11:35 AM EST

Temperature: 32.7 °F Dew Point: 31 °F Humidity: 93% Wind: North at - Pressure: 30.41 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.05 in Windchill: 33 °F Graphs

Location: Walnut Creek, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 11:36 AM EST

Temperature: 35.1 °F Dew Point: -56 °F Humidity: - Wind: ENE at 3.8 mph Pressure: 30.51 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.01 in Windchill: 32 °F Graphs

Location: Hembstead, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 11:36 AM EST

Temperature: 38.1 °F Dew Point: 35 °F Humidity: 89% Wind: North at - Pressure: 30.61 in Hourly Precipitation: - Windchill: 38 °F Graphs

Location: Foxwood Subdivision, Fort Mill, SC

Updated: 11:37 AM EST

Temperature: 34.9 °F Dew Point: 35 °F Humidity: 99% Wind: SW at 1.1 mph Pressure: 29.91 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.02 in Windchill: 35 °F Graphs

Location: Cardinal Woods, Pineville, NC

Updated: 11:36 AM EST

Temperature: 35.8 °F Dew Point: 35 °F Humidity: 96% Wind: NE at 1.0 mph Pressure: 30.52 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 36 °F Graphs

Location: Lake Park, Indian Trail, NC

Updated: 11:37 AM EST

Temperature: 33.9 °F Dew Point: 32 °F Humidity: 94% Wind: East at 1.0 mph Pressure: 30.60 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.07 in Windchill: 34 °F Graphs

Location: Providence Springs, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 11:34 AM EST

Temperature: 34.7 °F Dew Point: 35 °F Humidity: 100% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.58 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.04 in Windchill: 35 °F Graphs

Location: Bonterra, Indian Trail, NC

Updated: 11:37 AM EST

Temperature: 33.6 °F Dew Point: 32 °F Humidity: 93% Wind: West at 2.0 mph Pressure: 30.56 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.09 in Windchill: 34 °F Graphs

Location: Innisfree, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 11:36 AM EST

Temperature: 34.0 °F Dew Point: 32 °F Humidity: 92% Wind: East at 1.6 mph Pressure: 30.54 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 34 °F Graphs

Location: SoCltColRea, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 11:28 AM EST

Temperature: 34.9 °F Dew Point: 34 °F Humidity: 95% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.54 in Hourly Precipitation: - Windchill: 35 °F Graphs

Location: Walter Elisha Park Area, Fort Mill, SC

Updated: 11:30 AM EST

Temperature: 32.2 °F Dew Point: 31 °F Humidity: 94% Wind: South at 4.5 mph Pressure: 30.28 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.02 in Windchill: 28 °F Graphs

Location: Scotts House @ Bent Creek, Indian Trail, NC

Updated: 11:32 AM EST

Temperature: 34.0 °F Dew Point: 34 °F Humidity: 99% Wind: NW at 2.2 mph Pressure: 30.35 in Hourly Precipitation: - Windchill: 34 °F Graphs

Location: Sam Newell Rd, Matthews, NC

Updated: 11:31 AM EST

Temperature: 33.6 °F Dew Point: 30 °F Humidity: 87% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.51 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 34 °F Graphs

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NWS Forecaster Discussion




Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC 
1027 am EST sun Mar 1 2015 


Synopsis... 
cold high pressure will persist through today. Moisture will 
increase ahead of an approaching cold front which will cross the 
area on Monday. Canadian high pressure builds back in Tuesday...with 
another moist cold front affecting the region late Wednesday. 


&& 


Near term /through tonight/... 
as of 1025 am EST Sunday...per lack of precipitation...and warmer 
temepratures across the advisory areas...decided to can entire freezing rain 
advection along with portions of the winter weather advection across the northern NC 
moutnains. Continued with winter weather advection along and north of 
Interstate 40 over the NC Piedmont where temperatures remain at or just 
below freezing and some light rain/dz persists. Otherwise...tweaked 
temperatures/dews in the near term and left the remainder of the forecast as 
is. 


Previous discussion... 


At 300 am EST Sunday...a broad upper trough was over central Canada 
and the upper Midwest this morning...while a closed upper low was 
off the S California coast. Nearly zonal flow extended from north Mexico to the 
Carolina coast. By Monday morning the northern trough progresses to 
eastern Canada....while the upper low remain off California. Slight 
amplification of a ridge takes place between these the features over 
the plains...but the flow over the southeast remains basically zonal. 


At the surface...cold air damming weakens from S to north over the 
Carolinas and north Georgia today...but not before isentropic upglide 
produces precipitation across the area. With the top of the moist 
layer to warm for ice nucleation...and surface temperatures cooling 
below freezing across most of our area...freezing rain can be 
expected across all but our southern most counties. Light rainfall 
amounts will keep this from becoming an ice storm...but the impacts 
will be sufficient for the current Winter Weather Advisory and 
Freezing Rain Advisory to remain in effect...with perhaps some 
modification in the southern tier. Precipitation will change to all 
rain this afternoon...ending the icing. High temperatures will run 
nearly 40 degrees below normal today. 


A cold front will approach from the NE tonight...preceded by only 
light precipitation in an absence of upglide. Precipitation chances 
and amounts will be best in the NC mountains bordering Tennessee where the 
cold front will makes its arrival toward daybreak. Thermal profiles 
support an all rain event. Model guidance suggests minimum 
temperatures as warm or warmer in the mountains than in the foothills 
and Piedmont...with values around 8 degree above normal in the 
former...and around normal in the later. 


&& 


Short term /Monday through Tuesday night/... 
as of 315 am...some lingering light precipitation will remain possible 
across the western mountains early Monday...as plenty of moisture remains 
across the southern appalachian/tenn valley region within a west/northwest 
flow. However...profiles will remain quite warm...as baroclinic zone 
becomes increasingly oriented parallel to quasi-zonal flow 
aloft...with the better cold advection passing well north of the 
forecast area. Therefore...any precipitation would be light rain or 
drizzle. The NAM...(and other models to a much lesser extent) has 
been very consistent in developing an area of precipitation across north Georgia 
and the SC Piedmont tomorrow...perhaps associated with convergence 
near terrain blocked-induced surface low and wind shift associated 
with the leading edge of the cold front. Again...the NAM is the 
only model that is overly excited about this...and there is little 
support from the sref for this...but a low probability of precipitation still seems 
warranted in light of the nams consistency. 


Otherwise...Monday should finally see seasonal temperatures across much of 
the upstate and northeast Georgia...while the mountains and northern zones 
will remain cool due to cold advection/developing wedge...as 1030+ 
mb surface high moves quickly across the Ohio Valley...and settles 
near the Delaware-Maryland-Virginia by Tuesday morning. This will result in another very 
cool/cold air damming day on Tuesday...when maximum temperatures in the 40s are 
expected...except perhaps across the far western mountains and the lower 
Piedmont. Meanwhile...upglide precipitation chances will increase again Monday 
night into early Tuesday...as large scale warm air advection regime develops in 
response to a developing plains cyclone. There could be another 
round of freezing rain Tuesday morning...although this would be confined 
to a very small area...primarily the eastern Escarpment region of 
North Carolina. 


Light precipitation chances will persist into Tuesday night...especially across the 
mountains and the northern zones...as the middle-levels will begin to dry 
and The Wedge begin to erode across southern areas. Meanwhile... 
strong frontogenesis is expected to develop Tuesday night/early Wednesday 
across the tenn and Ohio Valley region...but heavier precipitation 
associated with this is expected to remain west of our area through 
12z Wednesday. 


&& 


Long term /Wednesday through Saturday/... 
as of 340 am...still mixed signals regarding the potential for heavy 
rain across the forecast area during mid-week...as strong frontal 
zone migrates across the region. Based upon global model clues... 
much seems to hinge on the potential development of a surface wave 
across the southeast as the front progresses across the Carolinas 
and Georgia Wednesday into Wednesday night. Interestingly...although the European model (ecmwf) 
and GFS develop a wave of similar strength across the Carolinas 
during this time...the low level forcing and quantitative precipitation forecast response is quite 
different...with the GFS developing a band of heavier precipitation across 
the forecast area...while the European model (ecmwf) maintains a very muted quantitative precipitation forecast 
response. Nevertheless...the potential for heavy rain is still there 
in light of well-above normal precipitable waters  and a slow moving/strong frontal 
zone. 


The main story of the latter medium range will be the return of 
unseasonably cold air...as strong short wave ejecting from the 
plains allows for the return of the eastern long wave trough. 


&& 


Aviation /16z Sunday through Thursday/... 
at kclt...guidance discrepancies continue to yield low confidence on 
timing and values of ceilings and visibilities...starting with poor 
initialization this morning. The forecast will start out with 
observed valued...then follow a blended approach that brings the ceiling 
down from MVFR to IFR by this evening...generally keeping it there 
overnight. Visibility falls to MVFR or even IFR at times before midday... 
with brief improvement to VFR suggested this afternoon... before 
falling back to MVFR overnight. NE winds will back to SW this 
evening as the cold air wedge weakens. Freezing rain this morning 
will change over to rain by midday...with a diminishing trend 
thereafter. 


Elsewhere...guidance continues to vary on ceilings and visibilities and their 
timing...with a poor handle on the current situation yielding low 
confidence. The forecast will start with observed values...then a 
with a blended approach...ceilings will fall to IFR by this evening. 
Some brief midday improvement to VFR is suggested at kavl...with IFR 
occurring much later there tonight. Visibility is expected to become 
restricted by midday...followed by afternoon improvement...and then back 
to restricted overnight. Surface winds will back from NE to SW 
tonight as the cold air wedge weakens over our area. Freezing rain 
will change over to rain by midday...diminishing thereafter...however 
an approaching front will keep rain chances higher at kavl 
overnight. 


Outlook...another Canadian high slides north of the Carolinas early 
in the week. As the high moves NE of the region...another brief cad 
pattern is possible. Periods of precipitation and flight restrictions are 
likely Tue-Wed. A cold front will move through the region by Thursday 
bringing wet weather and possible restrictions. 


Confidence table... 


13-19z 19-01z 01-07z 07-12z 
kclt high 95% high 100% high 100% high 100% 
kgsp high 100% high 100% high 100% high 100% 
kavl medium 74% high 100% high 100% high 100% 
khky medium 77% 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...Winter Weather Advisory until 5 PM EST this afternoon for 
ncz035>037-056-057-502-504. 
SC...none. 


&& 


$$ 
Synopsis...jdl 
near term...cdg/jat 
short term...jdl 
long term...Ark/jdl 
aviation...jat 






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