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High Winds Creating Critical Fire Weather Threats in California; Heavy Rains Along Gulf Coast

Strong to high winds are creating critical fire weather conditions across much of California, and explosive fire growth in Southern California. Wind gradients gradually weaken Sunday and through mid next week. Conversely, very wet conditions will develop this week as week along the Gulf Coast; and unsettled weather pattern to the north with snow from the Great Basin to the High Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Hickory, Hickory Regional Airport (KHKY)

Lat: 35.74°NLon: 81.38°WElev: 1188ft.

Fair

43°F

6°C

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 30.19 in (1022.0 mb)
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill39°F (4°C)
Last update 16 Dec 5:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Hickory NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 30. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 30 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 52. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 52 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 60. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Light west southwest wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 64.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 64 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 45 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely, mainly after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 55 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 30. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 52. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 60. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Light west southwest wind.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 64.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Wednesday
Showers likely, mainly after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53.
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Point Forecast:
Hickory NC
 35.74°N 81.33°W (Elev. 1148 ft)
3:35 pm EST Dec 16, 2017
6pm EST Dec 16, 2017-6pm EST Dec 23, 2017
 
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