Severe Thunderstorms Possible From The Plains To The Great Lakes, Heat Wave To Continue Over The Southern U.S.

Scattered strong to severe thunderstorms capable of damaging winds, large hail, isolated tornadoes, and heavy rainfall will be possible through tonight from the central Plains to the Great Lakes and Northeast U.S. The heavy rainfall could lead to localized flash flooding. Excessive heat will persist across the southern Plains and Desert Southwest early this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Hickory, Hickory Regional Airport (KHKY)

Lat: 35.74°NLon: 81.38°WElev: 1188ft.

Fair

86°F

30°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.09 in (1016.3 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index91°F (33°C)
Last update 18 Aug 11:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Hickory NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. South wind 3 to 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light south southwest wind.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 70 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Light and variable wind.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light and variable wind.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Sunny then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 92 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2pm and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 91 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. South wind 3 to 5 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light south southwest wind. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Light and variable wind. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light and variable wind. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Wednesday
Showers likely, mainly after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Thursday
A chance of showers before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2pm and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers between 9pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Hickory NC
 35.74°N 81.33°W (Elev. 1148 ft)
10:44 am EDT Aug 18, 2019
12pm EDT Aug 18, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 24, 2019
 
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