Wintry weather for Midwest, Ohio Valley; Bitter cold for Northeast

A bitterly cold airmass has invaded the eastern U.S this weekend bringing the coldest temperatures of the season. Gusty winds will combine with these cold temperatures to create dangerous wind chills well below zero in many parts of the Northeast. Meanwhile, a developing storm in the Plains will bring wintry precipitation to the Midwest and Ohio Valley on Sunday.
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Current conditions at

Cherokee, Cherokee Municipal Airport (KCKP)

Lat: 42.76°NLon: -95.54°WElev: 1227ft.

Light Snow

15°F

-9°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed SE 14 mph
Barometer 29.94 in
Dewpoint 13°F (-11°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Wind Chill0°F (-18°C)
Last update 14 Feb 6:15 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Cherokee IA

Winter Weather Advisory until February 14, 12:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until February 14, 12:00pm

    NOW until
    12:00pm Sun

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Today

    Today: Snow, mainly before 9am.  Areas of blowing snow before 8am. High near 26. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow then
    Cloudy

    High: 26 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. South southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Partly sunny, with a high near 35. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 35 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Sleet, possibly mixed with freezing rain before 3am, then snow.  Temperature rising to around 32 by 4am. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow and sleet accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix then
    Wintry Mix

    Low: 27 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 33 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 19 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 32.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 32 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow, mainly before 9am. Areas of blowing snow before 8am. High near 26. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. South southwest wind around 5 mph.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 35. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Sleet, possibly mixed with freezing rain before 3am, then snow. Temperature rising to around 32 by 4am. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow and sleet accumulation of around an inch possible.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 32.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 44.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 47.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.
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Point Forecast:
Cherokee IA
 42.76°N 95.54°W (Elev. 1204 ft)
5:15 am CST Feb 14, 2016
6am CST Feb 14, 2016-6pm CST Feb 20, 2016
 
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