Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains to the Gulf Coast and lower Miss. Valley on Friday. Large hail, locally damaging winds and flash flooding will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Saturday.
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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

83°F

28°C

Humidity 27%
Wind Speed SW 8 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1011.3 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 29 Apr 5:53 pm EDT
Detailed forecast for

Catawba County

Tonight
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. West winds around 5 mph...becoming north around 5 mph after midnight.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows in the lower 60s. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely... Mainly in the evening. Lows in the lower 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Monday
Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy in the evening...then becoming mostly cloudy. A chance of thunderstorms in the evening. A chance of showers. Lows in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Tuesday
Partly sunny with a chance of showers. A chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Wednesday
Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 70s.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy. A chance of showers in the evening. Lows in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Thursday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s.
Friday
Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.



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