Moderate Probability of Delays Expected at Charlotte/Douglas International (CLT) on May 3, 2021

Delays are expected at Charlotte/Douglas International (CLT) today. All times on this page are displayed in local time for Charlotte/Douglas International .

Risk Beginning Ending Details
Medium 8:00 AM on 5/3 12:00 PM on 5/3 More information
Medium 12:00 PM on 5/3 4:00 PM on 5/3 More information
Medium 4:00 PM on 5/3 10:00 PM on 5/3 More information

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Medium Probability of Delays Between 8:00 AM on 5/3 AND 12:00 PM on 5/3

During this time period the airport expects to experience low clouds which will cause a medium likelihood that flights will experience delays.

Here is a look at what the forecast conditions are and what is required for normal operation:

Normal Forecast
Conditions None None
Visibility Greater than 2 10
Wind Less than 11.8 MPH 10.6 MPH gusting to 18.8 MPH
Clouds Higher than 1,000 Overcast at 800

Medium Probability of Delays Between 12:00 PM on 5/3 AND 4:00 PM on 5/3

During this time period the airport expects to experience thunderstorms and mist which will cause a medium likelihood that flights will experience delays.

Thunderstorms are potentially deadly for aircraft, mainly because of the unpredictable and severe winds that are associated with these storms. That wind causes a significant risk to landing aircraft and so airports will typically close during thunderstorms.

Lightning can also cause a hazard to ground staff, so airports may decide to stop servicing aircraft on the ground during these storms and for a period of time after they have passed.

Here is a look at what the forecast conditions are and what is required for normal operation:

Normal Forecast
Conditions None Mist, thunderstorms, rain

Visibility Greater than 2 10
Wind Less than 11.8 MPH 14.1 MPH gusting to 24.7 MPH
Clouds Higher than 1,000 Overcast at 1,500

Medium Probability of Delays Between 4:00 PM on 5/3 AND 10:00 PM on 5/3

During this time period the airport expects to experience thunderstorms and mist which will cause a medium likelihood that flights will experience delays.

Thunderstorms are potentially deadly for aircraft, mainly because of the unpredictable and severe winds that are associated with these storms. That wind causes a significant risk to landing aircraft and so airports will typically close during thunderstorms.

Lightning can also cause a hazard to ground staff, so airports may decide to stop servicing aircraft on the ground during these storms and for a period of time after they have passed.

Here is a look at what the forecast conditions are and what is required for normal operation:

Normal Forecast
Conditions None Mist, thunderstorms, rain

Visibility Greater than 2 10
Wind Less than 11.8 MPH 9.4 MPH
Clouds Higher than 1,000 Overcast at 2,500

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