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Heavy Snow from the Wasatch to the Upper Midwest

A strong weather system will bring heavy snow, gusty winds, and difficult travel conditions to a broad area from the Great Basin to the Upper Midwest. Farther south, strong winds and dry conditions is increasing the wildfire threat. Unusual warmth from the Ohio Valley to the Mid-Atlantic continues. The approaching cold front brings a threat of severe weather to the Ohio Valley later in the week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Hickory, Hickory Regional Airport (KHKY)

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

Fog

50°F

10°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.94 in (1012.7 mb)
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 0.15 mi
Last update 23 Feb 6:53 am EST
Detailed forecast for

McDowell Mountains

Today
Areas of fog this morning. Partly sunny. Visibility one quarter mile or less at times this morning. Highs in the upper 60s. South winds around 5 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy in the evening...then becoming mostly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the lower 50s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. A chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the mid 50s. South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy in the morning...then becoming mostly sunny. A chance of showers. Breezy with highs in the mid 60s. Temperature falling into the upper 50s in the afternoon. West winds 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy and breezy. Much cooler with lows in the lower 30s.
Sunday
Sunny. Highs in the lower 50s.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s.
Monday
Mostly sunny in the morning...then partly sunny with a chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain in the evening... Then a chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 40s. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the morning...then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 50s.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. A chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.



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659 AM EST Thu Feb 23 2017
 
 

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