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Heavy Rain and Potential for Flash Flooding in the Southwest and Central U.S.

Strong to severe thunderstorms are forecast to develop along a frontal system stretching from portions of the Mississippi Valley into the Ohio Valley. These storms may produce heavy rain and flash flooding. The threat shifts east on Friday. Moonsoon moisture will continue to produce heavy rain with the possibility of localized flash flooding in the Four Corners area. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Hickory, Hickory Regional Airport (KHKY)

Lat: 35.74°NLon: 81.38°WElev: 1188ft.

Fair

81°F

27°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed SW 10 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1016.1 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 27 Jul 10:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Hickory NC

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind around 8 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Light west southwest wind.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. West southwest wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. North northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind around 8 mph.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Light west southwest wind. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. West southwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. North northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Hickory NC
 35.74°N 81.33°W (Elev. 1148 ft)
10:21 am EDT Jul 27, 2017
11am EDT Jul 27, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 2, 2017
 
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