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Strong to severe thunderstorms with heavy rain to continue across the central and southern Plains

Periods of strong to severe thunderstorms will continue across a wide area of the central to southern Plains through Friday. Locally heavy rain can be expected over saturated ground, with areas of flooding and flash flooding. A few of the storms will also produce hail and strong gusty winds, with an isolated tornado or two possible.
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Current conditions at

Hickory, Hickory Regional Airport (KHKY)

Lat: 35.74°NLon: 81.38°WElev: 1188ft.

Fog

65°F

18°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed NW 3 mph
Barometer 30.21 in (1020.8 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 0.25 mi
Last update 29 May 5:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles N Ellendale NC

  • Today

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Light southwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 77.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles N Ellendale NC
 35.94°N 81.27°W
6:05 am EDT May 29, 2015
7am EDT May 29, 2015-6pm EDT Jun 4, 2015
 
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