Severe Thunderstorms And Locally Heavy Rainfall Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

A few severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains and Upper Midwest on Tuesday. In addition, locally heavy rainfall and flooding could pose a concern for low lying, urban, and poor drainage areas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Hickory, Hickory Regional Airport (KHKY)

Lat: 35.74°NLon: 81.38°WElev: 1188ft.

Partly Cloudy

83°F

28°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.95 in (1011.9 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 31 May 3:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Hickory NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Light northeast wind.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers.  Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 66 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 83. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Light east northeast wind.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

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

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Light northeast wind. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 83. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Light east northeast wind. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Hickory NC
 35.74°N 81.33°W (Elev. 1148 ft)
2:45 pm EDT May 31, 2016
4pm EDT May 31, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 7, 2016
 
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