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Heavy Snow from the Wasatch to the Upper Midwest through Friday; Severe storms for Ohio Valley on Friday

A strong weather system will bring heavy snow, gusty winds - with blizzard conditions - to a broad area from the Great Basin to the Upper Midwest through Friday creating treacherous travel conditions. Also, strong winds and dry conditions are creating extreme wildfire threats in the southern Plains. Meanwhile, this system will bring a threat of severe thunderstorms to the Ohio Valley on Friday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Cherokee, Cherokee Municipal Airport (KCKP)

Lat: 42.73°NLon: 95.56°WElev: 1227ft.

Overcast

35°F

2°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed NE 13 G 21 mph
Barometer 29.77 in
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill26°F (-3°C)
Last update 23 Feb 1:55 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Cherokee IA

Blizzard Warning February 23, 06:00pm until February 25, 12:00am
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Blizzard Warning
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Rain likely, mainly after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 38. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Breezy

    High: 38 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain and snow, becoming all snow after 11pm. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible.  Patchy blowing snow after 7pm. Low around 27. Blustery, with a northeast wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around 5 inches.

    Rain/Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 27 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Areas of blowing snow. Temperature falling to around 26 by 10am. Blustery, with a north wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around 7 inches.

    Heavy Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 29 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow, mainly before 7pm.  Areas of blowing snow before 11pm. Low around 15. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow then
    Chance Snow

    Low: 15 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 27 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 32 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 13.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Rain likely, mainly after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 38. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Rain and snow, becoming all snow after 11pm. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible. Patchy blowing snow after 7pm. Low around 27. Blustery, with a northeast wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around 5 inches.
Friday
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Areas of blowing snow. Temperature falling to around 26 by 10am. Blustery, with a north wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around 7 inches.
Friday Night
Snow, mainly before 7pm. Areas of blowing snow before 11pm. Low around 15. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.
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Point Forecast:
Cherokee IA
 42.76°N 95.54°W (Elev. 1204 ft)
11:59 am CST Feb 23, 2017
2pm CST Feb 23, 2017-6pm CST Mar 1, 2017
 
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