CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Hot and humid weather continues. Temperatures will top out well into the 90s again with heat indices of 103-107 on Thursday.
A HEAT ADVISORY is in effect until 7pm Thursday for Mecklenburg as well as Anson, Cabarrus, Catawba, Chester, Cleveland, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, Richmond, Rowan, Stanly, Union & York counties. These locations could experience afternoon dangerous heat indices up to 107. An EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING is in effect for Chesterfield & Lancaster counties until 7pm. Heat indices up to 111 are possible.
There is a slight risk (level 2 of 5) for severe weather on Thursday. A marginal risk (level 1 of 5) on Friday. Damaging wind, frequent lightning, hail and isolated flash flooding will all be possible.
A cold front will approach from the north this weekend bringing us numerous showers Saturday ahead of a late weekend cool down.
Friday: Scattered showers with isolated strong storms. Mostly sunny. Highs in the low to mid 90s.
Weekend: Showers are likely this weekend as a front approaches the area. Temperatures will top out near 90s on Saturday with a cooler Sunday on tap.