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Hickory , NC

Forecast Last Updated at Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 2:11PM

Nice Saturday

Drier air has arrived in the Foothills. After two rather noisy afternoons, Saturday afternoon will be quieter (only the slight chance of a shower or thundershower). Sunday and Monday will be very different. Sunday begins with sun and pleasant weather; however, storms develop Sunday afternoon. Then, showers and thunderstorms remain the dominate theme through Monday evening as a front reaches us from the west/north.

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Hi: 83 Lo: 66

Lots of sun; Cannot rule out an afternoon t-shower; Warm; Light south wind

Hi: 85 Lo: 65

AM sun, then more clouds; Scattered afternoon & nighttime showers & storms; SW wind 5-10 mph

Hi: 82 Lo: 64

Generally cloudy; Showers & thunderstorms around through evening; Light SW wind, becoming NW at night

Hi: 80 Lo: 63

Mostly to partly cloudy; Isolated showers possible (maybe a t-shower)

Hi: 78 Lo: 63

Scattered clouds; Isolated afternoon showers (maybe a t-shower)

Further Out

Thursday - Scattered clouds; Isolated afternoon showers (maybe a t-shower); High near 80 degrees; Low in the lower 60s
Friday - Partly cloudy; Cannot rule out a shower; Watching the tropical Atlantic; High in the lower 80s; Low in the mid 60s

Forecast Discussion

The forecast is pretty straightforward through Monday; however, more uncertainty than usual creeps in for Tuesday through Friday.

Today has only subtle differnces from the previous two days; however, that's the nature of summer weather--subtle differences matter. Some drier air and the lack of triggering mechanisms give us a much drier day compared to the last two. Enjoy a warm, mostly dry day. We have just the slight chance of an afternoon shower or thundershower.

A front approaches from the west Sunday. After a sunny Sunday morning, clouds develop in the afternoon with showers and storms. With the front just to our west/north Monday, showers and thunderstorms will dominate our weather Sunday night through Monday evening.

The challenge for several days has been where the front stalls in the Southeast. Today, it appears the front will move just a little farther east/south sooner allowing drier air into our region. We keep isolated showers (maybe a thundershower) each afternoon (Tuesday through Thursday), but plenty of dry hours and temperatures a notch less warm than today and Sunday. I'm not totally convinced of this scenario, but at this point, it appears to be the most likely solution.

Uncertainty continues into Friday but from another source. A tropical wave will be around the Southeast Coast late next week. We think this will remain more of a coastal issue; however, we have to be alert for something impacting more of the Southeast including us. Stay tuned on this point.


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