Significant Storm Systems To Impact Both The Northern Plains and The Carolinas

A strong low pressure system will bring very strong winds and blizzard conditions to portions of the Northern Plains today into tonight. Winds gusting over 60 mph at times may cause whiteout conditions. A second low pressure system is forecast to intensify rapidly off the U.S east coast bringing strong winds, heavy rainfall, and coastal flooding to the Carolina's.
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Current conditions at

Hickory, Hickory Regional Airport (KHKY)

Lat: 35.7082° N Lon: 82.1054° W Elev: 1188 ft.

Fair

34°F

1°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed N 3 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1018.2 mb)
Dewpoint 22°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 7 Feb 7:53 am EST
Detailed forecast for

McDowell Mountains

Today
Sunny. Highs around 50. North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers in the morning... Then rain or snow showers likely in the afternoon. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch possible. Highs in the lower 40s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely or a chance of snow showers in the evening...then a chance of snow showers after midnight. Little or no snow accumulation. Blustery and cold with lows in the lower 20s. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow showers. Little or no snow accumulation. Highs in the lower 30s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow showers. Cold with lows around 20.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny. Highs around 30.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy. Cold with lows 10 to 15. Wind chill values as low as zero.
Thursday
Sunny. Highs in the mid 30s. Wind chill values as low as zero in the morning.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy. Cold with lows in the lower 20s.
Friday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy in the evening...then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s.
Saturday
Mostly sunny. Highs around 40.



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