Heavy rain and isolated severe storms in portions of the West. Severe Weather Possible in the Plains Saturday.

A storm system will bring rain and thunderstorms to much of the Intermountain West and northern High Plains. A few severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds are possible from northeast California to Wyoming. Heavy rain could lead to flash flooding in some of the western states. Severe weather will be possible in the Plains Saturday.
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Current conditions at

Hickory, Hickory Regional Airport (KHKY)

Lat: 35.74°NLon: 81.38°WElev: 1188ft.

Mostly Cloudy

62°F

17°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed NW 13 G 25 mph
Barometer 29.83 in (1008.9 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 May 2:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles W Linville Falls NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. North northwest wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 54 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. West northwest wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. West northwest wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of rain before noon, then a slight chance of showers after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 68. West wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 68 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 71.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers between 7am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers, mainly after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. North northwest wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Scattered showers before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. West northwest wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. West northwest wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain before noon, then a slight chance of showers after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. West wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 71.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Tuesday
A chance of showers between 7am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Friday
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles W Linville Falls NC
 35.95°N 81.91°W (Elev. 3225 ft)
2:03 pm EDT May 6, 2016
3pm EDT May 6, 2016-6pm EDT May 13, 2016
 
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