Another Day, Another Record
Charlotte-Douglas has broken two records in three days.
Yet another decades-old daily heat record fell this Sunday as we topped out in the upper 90s, breaking the previous record of 93°, which was set back in 1941. This run of heat has been nothing short of incredible, as it seems like this month will be a lock to be at least the third-hottest September on record for the Charlotte area. Isolated late-afternoon and evening storms could give us a bit of a cooldown before the sun sets, but most of us will be left to suffer under highs 15-20° above average. After a brief cooldown Monday and Tuesday, the week ahead provides no solace for us, as temperatures return to the mid-90s by midweek. There is some good news, however, as a much more fall-like set-up returns by next weekend. Temperatures may struggle to get out of the 60s next Saturday! Just hang on, folks. More seasonable temperatures are coming.
Monday: Mostly sunny. Widely scattered thunderstorms. High: 88°. Wind: NE 5-10.
Monday Night: Mild. Low: 70°. Wind: Light.
Tuesday: Sunny and warm. High: 88°. Wind: Light.