Major Winter Storm System Will Bring A Variety Of Impacts To The Central, Southern, And Eastern U.S. Through The Weekend

An impactful winter storm will track from the Plains to New England through Sunday, with bitter cold behind it. Heavy snow is likely from the Corn Belt to interior Northeast, with significant ice accumulations in the Ohio Valley and New England. Farther south, heavy rain could lead to flooding in the Tennessee Valley on Saturday, with isolated severe thunderstorms in the lower Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Current conditions at

Hickory, Hickory Regional Airport (KHKY)

Lat: 35.74°NLon: 81.38°WElev: 1188ft.

Overcast

45°F

7°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1017.6 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Wind Chill41°F (5°C)
Last update 18 Jan 2:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Hickory NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 5am.  Patchy fog after 9pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Light and variable wind.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 40 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers before 1pm, then rain between 1pm and 2pm, then showers after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 1pm, then patchy fog after 2pm. High near 52. Light and variable wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 52 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers, mainly before 3am.  Low around 40. South wind 7 to 11 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 40 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 42. North northwest wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 17. North northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 17 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Sunny, with a high near 37.

    Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 21.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 21 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 5am. Patchy fog after 9pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Light and variable wind. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers before 1pm, then rain between 1pm and 2pm, then showers after 2pm. Patchy fog before 1pm, then patchy fog after 2pm. High near 52. Light and variable wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers, mainly before 3am. Low around 40. South wind 7 to 11 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 42. North northwest wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 17. North northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.
M.L.King Day
Sunny, with a high near 37.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 21.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Wednesday
Showers likely, mainly after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 52. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday
Showers likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.
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Point Forecast:
Hickory NC
 35.74°N 81.33°W (Elev. 1148 ft)
3:17 pm EST Jan 18, 2019
3pm EST Jan 18, 2019-6pm EST Jan 25, 2019
 
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