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Heavy Rain and Flooding, and Significant Wintry Impacts for the Central U.S.

A strong frontal boundary slowing as it moves into the central U.S. will tap into deep moisture to produce heavy rain and flooding, and a significant ice storm. Rain totals up to 7 inches, with isolated higher amounts, will be possible. Significant icing up to a third of an inch may occur in the central Plains and Middle Missouri Valley. Continued cold weather with snow to low elevations out west. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Hickory, Hickory Regional Airport (KHKY)

Lat: 35.74°NLon: 81.38°WElev: 1188ft.

Overcast

65°F

18°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed SW 8 mph
Barometer 30.39 in (1027.7 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Feb 2:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Hickory NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of rain before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and 2am, then a chance of rain after 2am.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of rain before 11am, then a chance of showers after 11am.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 72. South wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 72 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. South wind 3 to 5 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 73 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Light south wind.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Chance Rain
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of rain before 11am, then a chance of showers between 11am and 5pm, then a chance of rain after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 70 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain before 9pm, then a chance of showers after 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A slight chance of rain before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and 2am, then a chance of rain after 2am. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A chance of rain before 11am, then a chance of showers after 11am. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 72. South wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. South wind 3 to 5 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Light south wind.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Saturday
A chance of rain before 11am, then a chance of showers between 11am and 5pm, then a chance of rain after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain before 9pm, then a chance of showers after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
Showers likely, mainly between 10am and noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
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Point Forecast:
Hickory NC
 35.74°N 81.33°W (Elev. 1148 ft)
2:42 pm EST Feb 20, 2018
3pm EST Feb 20, 2018-6pm EST Feb 27, 2018
 
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