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Heavy rain, mountain snow and strong winds in the western U.S. this week

The western U.S. will experience active weather yet again this week as significant Pacific moisture brings rain and mountain snow to the region. This heavy rain will bring flood concerns to parts of WA, OR and CA. Very heavy snow is possible in the Sierra, Cascades, Great Basin and parts of the northern Rockies. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Hickory, Hickory Regional Airport (KHKY)

Lat: 35.74°NLon: 81.38°WElev: 1188ft.

Fair

59°F

15°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1012.8 mb)
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Jan 3:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles W Linville Falls NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. West northwest wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 9am.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 51. Breezy, with a northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy then
    Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers before 1pm, then a chance of showers after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 56. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 56 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely, mainly after 10pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 42. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 42 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely, mainly before 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 56 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 56 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1am and 2am, then showers likely after 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. West northwest wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers before 9am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 51. Breezy, with a northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers before 1pm, then a chance of showers after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 56. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 42. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
Showers likely, mainly before 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56.
Saturday Night
Showers likely before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1am and 2am, then showers likely after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
Showers. High near 54. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
Showers. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 50. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 46.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles W Linville Falls NC
 35.95°N 81.91°W (Elev. 3225 ft)
4:00 am EST Jan 18, 2017
4am EST Jan 18, 2017-6pm EST Jan 24, 2017
 
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