Dangerous heat and humidity from the central U.S. to East Coast this weekend

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and eastern U.S. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and southern states. Be very cautious if you must do outdoor activities in these areas during the afternoon and evening this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Hickory, Hickory Regional Airport (KHKY)

Lat: 35.74°NLon: 81.38°WElev: 1188ft.

Fair

90°F

32°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.03 in (1014.5 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index96°F (36°C)
Last update 24 Jul 3:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Little Switzerland NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. South southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 68. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Light and variable wind.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 91 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Light and variable wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 2pm and 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. South southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 68. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Light and variable wind. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Light and variable wind.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 2pm and 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
Little Switzerland NC
 35.84°N 82.01°W (Elev. 1601 ft)
2:45 pm EDT Jul 24, 2016
4pm EDT Jul 24, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 31, 2016
 
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