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Severe weather and flash flooding possible Saturday

Severe weather is possible across portions of the Great Plains, Deep South and coastal Carolinas Saturday. Primary threats are large hail and damaging winds, although a small tornado risk is also possible mainly in the Plains. Also across the South, heavy rainfall could lead to localized flash flooding.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Hickory, Hickory Regional Airport (KHKY)

Lat: 35.74°NLon: 81.38°WElev: 1188ft.

Fair

82°F

28°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed S 12 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1014.5 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 4 Jul 12:53 pm EDT

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Numerous showers and scattered thunderstorms. Near steady temperatures in the mid 70s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Tonight
Cloudy. Numerous showers and scattered thunderstorms in the evening...then scattered showers after midnight. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Sunday
Cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning...then showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph...becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the evening...then a chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. West winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Monday
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the morning...then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Highs around 80. Southwest winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers...with thunderstorms possible in the evening. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Tuesday
Partly sunny. A chance of showers. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Wednesday Through Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 80s. Lows in the mid 60s.
Friday
Partly sunny. A chance of showers...with thunderstorms possible in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 30 percent.
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1052 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015
 
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