Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Possible Central Plains; Hot in the Southwest

Strong thunderstorms with damaging wind and hail are possible across the central Plains through Wednesday. Meanwhile, 100 degree heat continues across the Southwest into the Inter-mountain West.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Hickory, Hickory Regional Airport (KHKY)

Lat: 35.74°NLon: 81.38°WElev: 1188ft.

Fair

78°F

26°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1012.8 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 28 Jun 8:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Hickory NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind becoming north northeast around 5 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers between 10am and 3pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. North northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind becoming north northeast around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers between 10am and 3pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. North northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Independence Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Hickory NC
 35.74°N 81.33°W (Elev. 1148 ft)
8:03 pm EDT Jun 28, 2016
9pm EDT Jun 28, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 5, 2016
 
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