Wet Weather in the Central Gulf Coast and Pacific Northwest; Critical Fire Weather Threat in the West

Locally heavy rainfall continue to bring flash flooding along the central Gulf Coast from southeast Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle. A strong cold front will bring heavy rain, winds, cooler temperatures, and possibly high elevation snow to the Northwest through the weekend. Widespread critical fire weather due to dry, gusty winds is forecast from the Great Basin into the northern Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Hickory, Hickory Regional Airport (KHKY)

Lat: 35.74°NLon: 81.38°WElev: 1188ft.

Partly Cloudy

83°F

28°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 30.10 in (1017.1 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 18 Sep 3:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Hickory Regional Airport NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Light east southeast wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a chance of rain, mainly between 3am and 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of rain before 10am, then a chance of showers between 10am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. East wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain likely, mainly between 11pm and midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 10am.  High near 76. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Light east southeast wind.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a chance of rain, mainly between 3am and 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A slight chance of rain before 10am, then a chance of showers between 10am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. East wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely, mainly between 11pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Rain likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 10am. High near 76. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely, mainly before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 75.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 75.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 52.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Hickory Regional Airport NC
 35.75°N 81.38°W (Elev. 1168 ft)
2:46 pm EDT Sep 18, 2021
4pm EDT Sep 18, 2021-6pm EDT Sep 25, 2021
 
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