Hot temperatures in the Southwest U.S.

Heat is building once again into the Southwest. Temperatures over 100 degrees can be expected in the Desert Southwest through most of this week. Temperatures over 100 will also expand to the Intermountain West on Tuesday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Hickory, Hickory Regional Airport (KHKY)

Lat: 35.74°NLon: 81.38°WElev: 1188ft.

Fog/Mist

72°F

22°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.06 in (1015.4 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Last update 27 Jun 10:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Little Switzerland NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 4am, then a chance of showers.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 66. Northwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. North northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. North northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 87 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Light northwest wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 4am, then a chance of showers. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 66. Northwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. North northwest wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. North northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Light northwest wind.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Independence Day
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Little Switzerland NC
 35.84°N 82.01°W (Elev. 1601 ft)
9:43 pm EDT Jun 27, 2016
11pm EDT Jun 27, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 4, 2016
 
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