Active Week Of Severe Weather Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will occur portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall will pose a risk for flooding concerns, particularly over portions of the southern Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Hickory, Hickory Regional Airport (KHKY)

Lat: 35.74° N Lon: 81.38° W Elev: 1188 ft.

Fair

65°F

18°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.13 in (1018.3 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 27 May 5:53 am EDT
Detailed forecast for

Catawba County

Today
Mostly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Tonight
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. South winds around 5 mph.
Saturday
Patchy fog in the morning. Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. Light and variable winds...becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Southeast winds around 5 mph...becoming northeast after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the upper 70s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Memorial Day
Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Tuesday
Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Wednesday
Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 80s.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 50 percent.



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643 AM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016
 
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