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Current Conditions

  • 68°
  • Mostly Cloudy
  • Wind: NE 18 mph
  • Humidity: 30%
  • Visibility: 10.0 miles
  • Dew Point: 35°
  • Pressure: 30.19 in. -

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Forecast data from the National Digital Forecast Database.

5 Day Forecast

  • Sunday
  • Partly Cloudy
  • High: 68 °
  • Low: 46 °
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Monday
  • Clear
  • High: 75 °
  • Low: 50 °
  • Clear
  • Tuesday
  • Chance of a Thunderstorm
  • High: 77 °
  • Low: 54 °
  • Chance of T-Storms
  • Wednesday
  • Clear
  • High: 73 °
  • Low: 48 °
  • Clear
  • Thursday
  • Clear
  • High: 75 °
  • Low: 59 °
  • Clear

Forecast for Waxhaw, North Carolina

Updated: 5:00 PM EDT on April 20, 2014

  • Sunday

    Overcast with a chance of rain in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 66F. Breezy. Winds from the NNE at 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph.

  • Sunday Night

    Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 46F. Winds from the NNE at 5 to 15 mph.

  • Monday

    Clear. High of 75F. Winds from the NNE at 5 to 15 mph.

  • Monday Night

    Partly cloudy. Low of 50F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Tuesday

    Clear with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain in the morning, then mostly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain. High of 77F. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Tuesday Night

    Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain in the evening, then clear. Low of 54F. Winds from the NNW at 5 to 15 mph.

  • Wednesday

    Clear. High of 73F. Winds from the North at 5 to 15 mph.

  • Wednesday Night

    Clear. Low of 48F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Thursday

    Clear. High of 75F. Winds from the South at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Thursday Night

    Partly cloudy. Low of 59F. Winds from the South at 5 to 15 mph.

  • Friday

    Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm. High of 82F. Winds from the SW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Friday Night

    Clear with a chance of a thunderstorm. Low of 61F. Winds from the West at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30%.

  • Saturday

    Clear with a chance of a thunderstorm. High of 82F. Winds from the West at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20%.

  • Saturday Night

    Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm. Low of 48F. Winds from the North at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Sunday

    Clear. High of 82F. Winds from the NE at 5 to 15 mph.

  • Sunday Night

    Mostly cloudy. Low of 61F. Winds from the ENE at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Monday

    Overcast with a chance of rain. High of 82F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 20%.

  • Monday Night

    Overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm. Low of 63F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 50% with rainfall amounts near 0.4 in. possible.

  • Tuesday

    Overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm. High of 81F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

  • Tuesday Night

    Mostly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm. Low of 61F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

  • Wednesday

    Partly cloudy. High of 77F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Wednesday Night

    Partly cloudy with a chance of rain. Low of 59F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Thursday

    Clear with a chance of rain. High of 77F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 20%.

  • Thursday Night

    Clear. Low of 59F. Winds less than 5 mph.

Severe Weather Alert Descriptions

 Record Report  Statement as of 2:40 am EDT on April 20, 2014


... Record daily maximum rainfall set at Charlotte NC...

A record daily rainfall maximum of 2.08 inches was set at Charlotte
NC today. This breaks the old record of 1.75 set in 1901.




Personal Weather Stations

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Location: Oakbrook, Marvin, NC

Updated: 5:00 PM EDT

Temperature: 69.0 °F Dew Point: 41 °F Humidity: 36% Wind: ENE at 4.0 mph Pressure: 30.12 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Chastain Village, Fort Mill, SC

Updated: 4:53 PM EDT

Temperature: 68.9 °F Dew Point: 39 °F Humidity: 34% Wind: NE at 3.7 mph Pressure: 29.90 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Farmbrook, Waxhaw, NC

Updated: 4:37 PM EDT

Temperature: 72.0 °F Dew Point: 12 °F Humidity: 10% Wind: ESE at 1.6 mph Pressure: 30.38 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.01 in Heat Index: 73 °F Graphs

Location: Greystone Estates, Matthews, NC

Updated: 5:03 PM EDT

Temperature: 69.1 °F Dew Point: 39 °F Humidity: 34% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.24 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Hunter Oaks, Waxhaw, NC

Updated: 5:03 PM EDT

Temperature: 70.2 °F Dew Point: 25 °F Humidity: 18% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.50 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 74 °F Graphs

Location: Van Wyck, SC

Updated: 5:03 PM EDT

Temperature: 67.8 °F Dew Point: 37 °F Humidity: 32% Wind: NE at 3.0 mph Pressure: 30.18 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Providence Country Club, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 4:59 PM EDT

Temperature: 68.8 °F Dew Point: 39 °F Humidity: 34% Wind: SE at 2.0 mph Pressure: 30.23 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Alton, Monroe, NC

Updated: 5:03 PM EDT

Temperature: 67.2 °F Dew Point: 42 °F Humidity: 40% Wind: NE at 9.0 mph Pressure: 30.17 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Bridgehampton, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 4:57 PM EDT

Temperature: 68.6 °F Dew Point: 37 °F Humidity: 31% Wind: NNE at 2.0 mph Pressure: 30.15 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Heritage Hall, Fort Mill, SC

Updated: 5:03 PM EDT

Temperature: 73.0 °F Dew Point: 23 °F Humidity: 15% Wind: SSW at 6.0 mph Pressure: 30.30 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 74 °F Graphs

Location: Ballantyne, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 5:03 PM EDT

Temperature: 66.0 °F Dew Point: 33 °F Humidity: 29% Wind: North at 3.0 mph Pressure: 30.07 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Monroe, NC

Updated: 5:03 PM EDT

Temperature: 66.8 °F Dew Point: 39 °F Humidity: 36% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.15 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Inverness at Piper Glen, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 4:52 PM EDT

Temperature: 68.9 °F Dew Point: 35 °F Humidity: 29% Wind: NNE at 3.7 mph Pressure: 30.02 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Quail Meadow, Rock Hill, SC

Updated: 5:03 PM EDT

Temperature: 70.7 °F Dew Point: 29 °F Humidity: 21% Wind: East at 4.5 mph Pressure: 30.53 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 75 °F Graphs

Location: Walnut Creek, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 5:03 PM EDT

Temperature: 70.6 °F Dew Point: 38 °F Humidity: 30% Wind: ESE at 3.6 mph Pressure: 30.17 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 76 °F Graphs

Location: Cardinal Woods, Pineville, NC

Updated: 5:03 PM EDT

Temperature: 72.5 °F Dew Point: 38 °F Humidity: 28% Wind: North at 2.0 mph Pressure: 30.16 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 76 °F Graphs

Location: Lake Park, Indian Trail, NC

Updated: 5:03 PM EDT

Temperature: 69.1 °F Dew Point: 39 °F Humidity: 33% Wind: North at 2.0 mph Pressure: 30.23 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Providence Springs, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 4:57 PM EDT

Temperature: 71.1 °F Dew Point: 32 °F Humidity: 24% Wind: ENE at 1.0 mph Pressure: 30.20 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 75 °F Graphs

Location: Bonterra, Indian Trail, NC

Updated: 5:03 PM EDT

Temperature: 67.9 °F Dew Point: 39 °F Humidity: 35% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.19 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Innisfree, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 5:03 PM EDT

Temperature: 68.9 °F Dew Point: 30 °F Humidity: 23% Wind: SE at 3.1 mph Pressure: 30.15 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: SoCltColRea, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 4:52 PM EDT

Temperature: 72.0 °F Dew Point: 37 °F Humidity: 28% Wind: ENE at 4.2 mph Pressure: 30.16 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: 76 °F Graphs

Location: Sardis View Lane, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 5:03 PM EDT

Temperature: 68.2 °F Dew Point: 37 °F Humidity: 32% Wind: NNE at 2.0 mph Pressure: 30.15 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: City of Lancaster, Lancaster, SC

Updated: 5:03 PM EDT

Temperature: 68.6 °F Dew Point: 38 °F Humidity: 33% Wind: NNE at 11.0 mph Pressure: 30.18 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Annecy, Matthews, NC

Updated: 5:03 PM EDT

Temperature: 68.1 °F Dew Point: 39 °F Humidity: 34% Wind: North at 3.0 mph Pressure: 30.20 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Roney SouthPark Mountainbrook, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 5:03 PM EDT

Temperature: 70.2 °F Dew Point: 37 °F Humidity: 30% Wind: WNW at 1.6 mph Pressure: 30.17 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 76 °F Graphs

Location: Fairfield Plantation, Stallings, NC

Updated: 3:30 PM EDT

Temperature: 70.9 °F Dew Point: 38 °F Humidity: 30% Wind: East at 3.8 mph Pressure: 29.76 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: 76 °F Graphs

Location: Beverly Woods Neighborhood (PWS), Charlotte, NC

Updated: 5:00 PM EDT

Temperature: 69.1 °F Dew Point: 37 °F Humidity: 31% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.16 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Stevens MIll, Matthews, NC

Updated: 5:00 PM EDT

Temperature: 68.3 °F Dew Point: 36 °F Humidity: 31% Wind: NNE at 7.0 mph Pressure: 30.17 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: MesoWest W56A Indian Trail NC US USARRAY, Matthews, NC

Updated: 4:40 PM EDT

Temperature:  °F Dew Point: - Humidity: - Wind: ENE at 3 mph Pressure: 30.21 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Cloisters, Charlotte, NC

Updated: 5:02 PM EDT

Temperature: 68.4 °F Dew Point: 33 °F Humidity: 27% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.15 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.02 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Union Road, Matthews, NC

Updated: 5:02 PM EDT

Temperature: 67.5 °F Dew Point: 9 °F Humidity: 10% Wind: NE at 4.0 mph Pressure: 30.15 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

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NWS Forecaster Discussion




Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC 
245 PM EDT sun Apr 20 2014 


Synopsis... 
high pressure will remain across the area before a cold front 
crosses east on Tuesday. Dry high pressure builds back in Wednesday 
and Thursday with another cold front affecting the region on Friday. 


&& 


Near term /through Monday/... 
as of 150 PM EDT Sunday...with the upper low slowly moving out to 
sea...only the far eastern zones should see any cloud cover this 
evening. The NAM is quite aggressive in bringing clouds into the western 
NC Piedmont...but as the GFS and RUC do not do this...I/ve gone with 
a sky forecast closer to the drier models. There should be more 
locally dense fog in the southwest in mountain valleys overnight. Dry air 
and weak mixing should keep most other locations across the forecast area from 
seeing any fog overnight. Min temperatures will be cool...but they should 
be warm enough to prevent frost over all but some of the interior 
northern mountain valleys. Monday will be seasonably mild with 
increasing high clouds during the afternoon hours. 


&& 


Short term /Monday night through Wednesday/... 
as of midday Sunday...upper pattern begins to amplify across the eastern 
Continental U.S. Monday night as deep ridge pushes into the Great Plains. Core of 
trough begins to dig across the Great Lakes...and surface low subsequently 
develops and moves into New England during the day Tuesday. The trailing 
cold front is still prognosticated to enter our County warning forecast area at that time...moving 
out Tuesday evening. We will be well south of the better forcing though 
some DPVA is prognosticated as the axis of the broad trough passes. 
Frontogenesis and low level convergence fields are murky...so precipitation 
chances mostly result from decent prefrontal instability. Cape 
profiles are skinny on forecast soundings and deep saturation is 
initially evident. Shear parameters continue to prompt little 
concern...but in the wake of the upper trough drying rapidly occurs 
above 700 mb. This occurs in the middle to late afternoon when some surface based 
instability is still present. Thus some of the later storm activity 
could pose a microburst and damaging wind threat...mainly over the 
Piedmont. Temperatures Monday night and Tuesday will be a category or two above 
normal. 


Deep layer drying continues Tuesday night as plains ridge moves into the 
eastern US...and skies will clear overnight...perhaps more slowly in the 
mountains where a very shallow surface based moist layer remains in northwest flow. 
Brisk winds are likely in the high elevations at that time but these 
subside toward dawn Wednesday. Dry and mostly clear conditions persist through 
Wednesday with subsidence inversion across the forecast area but lacking moisture 
anyway. Thicknesses do drop a bit for Wednesday...returning temperatures to around 
normal despite prime insolation. 


&& 


Long term /Wednesday night through Sunday/... 
as of 230 PM EDT Sunday...the extended range period initializes on 
Wednesday evening as deep layer ridging prevails across the 
southeast. A surface high diving out of Ontario will quickly 
transition to a Bermuda type high by Thursday afternoon setting up 
return flow. Meanwhile...a northern stream low amplitude upper trough 
will push through the northern plains with surface cyclogenesis 
occurring over the Central Plains. A cold front will push 
through the Mississippi River valley on Thursday evening as the 
parent surface cyclone ejects northeast into the Great Lakes region. 


Above mentioned high pressure will prevail across the southern 
Appalachians...ahead of the approaching front on Friday 
morning/afternoon. A warm front will surge northward from the Gulf 
and western Atlantic source regions allowing for increasing 
dewpoints and steepening lapse rates during the afternoon hours. 
This will lead to modest instability across the County warning forecast area with GFS/European model (ecmwf) 
solutions indicative of SBCAPE in excess of 1000j/kg with enough 
shear to support some organized convection. Still too much 
uncertainty to dial in on storm modes and specific timing/intensity. 
However...current forecast soundings do indicate precipitable water values approaching 
1.5 inches leading to moderately heavy rain rates with cape profiles 
supportive of large hail. Due to uncertainty...capped probability of precipitation at high 
end chance levels across the region for Friday. The front will pass 
into the coastal plains/midlands by early morning Saturday leading 
to a dry forecast until Sunday afternoon. At that time probability of precipitation slowly ramp 
up across the westernmost zones as another system moves through the 
midsouth and into the Tennessee Valley. Temperatures through the 
extended range period will remain at or just above normal levels 
despite the frontal passage Friday evening. 


&& 


Aviation /19z Sunday through Friday/... 
at kclt and elsewhere...a band of strato-cumulus with bases of 5-6kft has 
been slowly approaching the kclt airfield from the east during the 
day. The NAM brings the clouds across the the airfield by 21 UTC and 
keeps them in much of the night. The GFS and RUC are much drier and 
never bring the clouds that far west. The NAM low level relative humidity fields already 
look overdone...and I/ve added a few hours of few060 to account for 
clouds along the eastern horizon. Winds across the region will be 
out of the NE through the night. Winds will decrease fairly quickly 
this evening...though some weak mixing should persist through the 
night. With large temperature/dewpoint spreads indicated on model 
soundings...I Don/T anticipate any fog at any of the airfields 
overnight. 


Outlook...dry high pressure will develop through Monday. A fairly wet 
frontal system...with Piedmont thunderstorms...is expected on 
Tuesday...with drying returning middle week. 


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 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...none. 
SC...none. 


&& 


$$ 
Synopsis...sbk 
near term...McAvoy 
short term...Wimberley 
long term...cdg 
aviation...McAvoy 










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