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Hickory Apt

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Hickory Airport , NC

Forecast Last Updated at Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 6:45AM

The Future Looks Cloudy

The weather for the next several days looks to have more clouds than sun. A complex of rain and thunderstorms currently over northern KY and southern WV will move southeast into the NC foothills later this morning. This complex will provide period of rain and thunderstorms ending by late morning. Chances for showers and thunderstorms return this afternoon and evening. A cold front moves through the NC foothills Tuesday and stalls just to the south. The front will return north as a warm front by mid week. The vicinity of this front will keep clouds and chances for showers and thunderstorms in the forecast each day. Temperatures will be a little cooler than recent days but humidity levels will remain high.


Hi: 92 Lo: 72

Mostly cloudy; Periods of rain and thunderstorms this morning then scattered PM showers & thunderstorms; Light and variable wind

Hi: 91 Lo: 70

Partly sunny; Scattered PM showers & thunderstorms; Still rather hot & humid; Light wind

Hi: 89 Lo: 71

Partly sunny; Widely scattered PM showers & thunderstorms; NW wind 5-10 mph

Hi: 85 Lo: 70

Partly sunny; Widely scattered PM showers & thunderstorms

Hi: 86 Lo: 70

Partly sunny; Widely scattered showers and thunderstorms

Further Out

Friday - Partly cloudy; A little warmer; Scattered PM showers and thunderstorms; High near 90 degrees; Low near 70 degrees
Saturday - Mostly cloudy; Scattered PM showers and thunderstorms; High in the mid 80s; Low in the upper 60s

Forecast Discussion

A cold front moving in from the NW has produced a complex of rain and thunderstorms over KY and WV and it will affect the NC foothills this morning. That particular period of rain should end by late morning but more showers and thunderstorms will develop this afternoon and evening.

A cold front moves through Tuesday bringing cooler and drier air to western NC. However, the front doesn't make it too far to our south before it stalls. By mid week, the front moves north of our area as a warm front. Another cold front approaches the area late next week.

The unstable air mass and the aforementioned fronts in the vicinity will keep chances of showers and thunderstorms in the forecast each day for the next week.


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