Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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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.

Light Rain

57°F

14°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed NW 6 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1016.6 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 1 May 3:53 am EDT
Detailed forecast for

McDowell Mountains

Overnight
Showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms. Patchy fog. Near steady temperatures in the upper 50s. Southeast winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.
Sunday
Patchy fog in the morning. Showers with a chance of thunderstorms in the morning...then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely... Mainly in the evening. Patchy dense fog. Visibility one quarter mile or less at times. Lows in the upper 50s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Monday
Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Tuesday Night
A chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows around 50. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Wednesday
Partly sunny. A 30 percent chance of rain. Highs in the lower 70s.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain. Lows in the upper 40s.
Thursday
Mostly sunny. A chance of rain in the morning...then a chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s.
Friday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s.
Saturday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s.



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