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A stormy Friday expected for parts of the central and southern U.S.

Heavy rain, flash flooding and thunderstorms are expected on Friday, from the Southern Plains to the Tennessee Valley. Some of the storms may become severe in the afternoon and evening, especially in the ArkLaTex region and parts of the Lower Mississippi Valley. Primary hazards will be isolated damaging winds gusts and hail. The Central High Plains and the Carolinas could also see strong storms.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Hickory, Hickory Regional Airport (KHKY)

Lat: 35.74°NLon: 81.38°WElev: 1188ft.

Overcast

70°F

21°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed NE 3 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1012.2 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Last update 3 Jul 7:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles N Ellendale NC

  • Today

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming south southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog between midnight and 2am, then Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. West southwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Independence Day
A chance of showers before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. West southwest wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and midnight, then a chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 80. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles N Ellendale NC
 35.99°N 81.27°W (Elev. 1463 ft)
8:03 am EDT Jul 3, 2015
9am EDT Jul 3, 2015-6pm EDT Jul 9, 2015
 
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