Dangerous Heat Wave from the Midwest to East Coast

A large ridge of high pressure extending from the Central to Eastern U.S. will deliver a dangerous summer heat wave through the weekend. Widespread excessive heat warnings and heat advisories already cover the Eastern two-thirds of the country. A number of record highs and overnight warm minimum temperatures are likely. Heat indices will surge past 100 degrees and approach the 110s. Heat Safety! Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Hickory, Hickory Regional Airport (KHKY)

Lat: 35.74° N Lon: 81.38° W Elev: 1188 ft.

Fair

84°F

29°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1016.3 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 19 Jul 9:53 am EDT
Detailed forecast for

Catawba County

Today
Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs in the lower 90s. Light and variable winds, becoming southwest around 5 mph this afternoon. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Tonight
Partly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the lower 70s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Humid with highs in the mid 90s. South winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the lower 70s. Southwest winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Sunday
Mostly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Humid with highs in the lower 90s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Monday
Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly in the evening. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Highs around 80. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Tuesday 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. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Wednesday
Partly sunny. A chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the evening. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Thursday
Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s.



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652 AM EDT Fri Jul 19 2019
 
 

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