Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain possible today across portions of the central plains and Midwest. Warming trend in the Pacific Northwest.

Numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected this afternoon and evening across the central Plains into portions of the Midwest. Severe thunderstorms are possible, along with heavy rain that may lead to flash flooding in some areas. The Pacific Northwest will see a steady warming trend through the week. Temperatures will rise to 10 to 15 degrees above average by Wednesday and Thursday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Hickory, Hickory Regional Airport (KHKY)

Lat: 35.74°NLon: 81.38°WElev: 1188ft.

Fair

71°F

22°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 30.30 in (1023.8 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Aug 10:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Little Switzerland NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 2pm and 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Light and variable wind.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Light and variable wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 2pm and 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Calm wind.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Calm wind.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 2pm and 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Light and variable wind. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Light and variable wind.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 2pm and 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Sunday
A chance of showers between 10am and noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Little Switzerland NC
 35.84°N 82.01°W (Elev. 1601 ft)
10:23 pm EDT Aug 23, 2016
11pm EDT Aug 23, 2016-6pm EDT Aug 30, 2016
 
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