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Multi Day Severe Weather Event Underway across the Gulf Coast and Southeast

Severe thunderstorms with very large hail, damaging winds and isolated tornadoes will be possible across portions of the Lower Mississippi Valley and Central Gulf Coast into Sunday morning. The threat will shift to the southeast coast to central Florida Sunday. Meanwhile in the west, heavy rain and mountain snow will continue from California to the southern Rockies. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Hickory, Hickory Regional Airport (KHKY)

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




Humidity 97%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.86 in (1010.0 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 21 Jan 11:53 am EST
Detailed forecast for

Catawba County

This Afternoon
Showers. Patchy fog. Highs in the lower 60s. East winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.
Showers likely in the evening...then showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Patchy fog. Lows in the lower 50s. Northeast winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Patchy fog in the morning. Showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 60s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.
Sunday Night
Showers with thunderstorms likely in the evening... Then showers after midnight. Lows in the upper 40s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.
Rain likely in the morning...then a chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 50s. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy in the evening...then becoming partly cloudy. Lows around 40.
Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s.
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s.
Wednesday Night
Increasing cloudiness with a chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 40s. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 50s.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s.
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s.

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1158 AM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

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