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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Hickory, Hickory Regional Airport (KHKY)

Lat: 35.74°NLon: 81.38°WElev: 1188ft.

Fair

93°F

34°C

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1013.4 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index96°F (36°C)
Last update 21 Jul 4:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles W Linville Falls NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light and variable wind.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. West northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light and variable wind. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. West northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Monday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Thursday Night
A chance of thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles W Linville Falls NC
 35.95°N 81.91°W (Elev. 3225 ft)
5:01 pm EDT Jul 21, 2017
5pm EDT Jul 21, 2017-6pm EDT Jul 28, 2017
 
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