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Weekend weather: Sunny Sunday, not so much today or Saturday

Oct. 8. It will be cloudy today and Saturday, with off-and-on showers and possible thunderstorms, but perfect weather is setting up for Sunday. For NASCAR fans, it means there’s about a 40-50 percent chance of showers or thunderstorms during the Drive for the Cure at Charlotte Speedway Saturday afternoon. But Sunday’s Bank of America ROVAL […]

Ida: Cooler temps coming

Aug. 30. For us, Hurricane Ida is more about breaking the heat wave than it is about torrential rain and high winds. The National Weather Service is calling for a high of 96 this afternoon in Cornelius, and 92 tomorrow, due to increasing clouds. Showers tomorrow night for sure, with thunderstorms late in the evening […]

Weekend Weather

Aug. 6. Enjoy the sun today, because Saturday morning is all about showers and t-storms as a stalled offshore front moves back inland. Look for plenty of sun this afternoon with a high near 86, then showers overnight, with t-storms possible after 9 am Saturday. Clearing mid-afternoon, with a high near 85. Saturday night, chance […]

Weekend Weather: Ah summer!

July 9. It will be warm and humid for the next five or six days: Highs in the upper 80s, maybe 90 and possible showers/t-storms especially in the afternoon. Friday, high 88 possible t-storms. Saturday, high 90, possible t-storms Sunday, high 90, possible t-storms Monday, high 88, possible t-storms Tuesday, high 88, possible t-storms Wednesday, […]


Holiday Weekend Weather outlook

July 1. Let’s start the holiday weekend today with plenty of heat (high around 90) and a good likelihood of thunderstorms in the hood this afternoon. Friday Friday showers are likely with thunderstorms possible and high of 80, clearing up Friday night, with a low around 60. Saturday and Sunday Saturday and Independence Day look […]

Weekend weather: And…it’s summer

June 18. Weekend Weather: It’s time to say goodbye to that warm dry weather. It will be be more humid, with summer officially arriving on Sunday. Sunny today and Saturday with a high of 90 today and 93 Saturday. Fathers Day, showers are likely, with thunderstorms in the afternoon, high only about 82. Look for […]

Weekend weather: More humidity, then a change (for the better)

June 11. Summer is here for sure even though the official start isn’t for another 10 days. Look for more humidity, afternoon showers today and tomorrow—and some relief Sunday. Friday, Saturday: Showers, possibly thunderstorms especially in the afternoon, highs around 84-86. Chance of precipitation both days 60 percent. Sunday: It gets drier and warmer, high […]

Weekend weather: Warmer, showers

June 4. The weekend gets under way this afternoon with plenty of sun and a high 86. Saturday will be mostly sunny, a little warmer and just a slight breeze. Sunday temps will be in the upper 80s, with the possibility of thunderstorms after 2 pm. Look for slightly cooler temps Monday and Tuesday with […]


Hurricane season: Hugo bossed us around in 1989

May 10. If you think hurricanes don’t affect Charlotte, that’s not the case. Hurricane Hugo knocked out power for days in 1989, destroying homes and businesses in its path. Hugo was the second-worst storm in modern history after making landfall in Charleston SC as a Category Four monster with wind speeds well over 130 mph. […]

Weekend Weather: Windy, Wonderful

May 7. Plan for great weather today, Saturday and Sunday, with showers coming Monday. Today, look for breezes, sun and temperatures around 68; Saturday, sunny with temps a little warmer, possibly 72; and sunny Sunday, reaching 80. Monday is all about off and on showers with a possible thunderstorm in the afternoon.