Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains to the Gulf Coast and lower Miss. Valley on Friday. Large hail, locally damaging winds and flash flooding will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Saturday.
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Current conditions at

Hickory, Hickory Regional Airport (KHKY)

Lat: 35.74°NLon: 81.38°WElev: 1188ft.

Fair

65°F

18°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1010.8 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Apr 12:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Little Switzerland NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. North northwest wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 83. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of rain between 10am and noon, then a chance of showers after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. South southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 77 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11pm and 3am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 58. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 74 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of rain between 2am and 3am, then a chance of showers after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 56. North northwest wind around 6 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 83. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
A slight chance of rain between 10am and noon, then a chance of showers after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. South southeast wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11pm and 3am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 58. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of rain between 2am and 3am, then a chance of showers after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Tuesday
A chance of rain before 2pm, then a chance of showers between 2pm and 3pm, then a chance of rain after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 71.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
Little Switzerland NC
 35.84°N 82.01°W (Elev. 1601 ft)
12:43 am EDT Apr 29, 2016
1am EDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm EDT May 5, 2016
 
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