Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains to the Gulf Coast and lower Miss. Valley on Friday. Large hail, locally damaging winds and flash flooding will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Saturday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Cherokee, Cherokee Municipal Airport (KCKP)

Lat: 42.73°NLon: 95.56°WElev: 1227ft.

Fog/Mist

40°F

4°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.13 in
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Last update 29 Apr 1:15 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Cherokee IA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Patchy drizzle before 2am.  Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 38. North northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Patchy
    Drizzle and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 38 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 55. East northeast wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Cloudy

    High: 55 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain likely, mainly after 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 44. East northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Rain Likely

    Low: 44 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain.  High near 50. Breezy, with an east northeast wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain and
    Breezy

    High: 50 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain.  Low around 43. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain and
    Breezy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of rain before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 57. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 57 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Patchy drizzle before 2am. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 38. North northeast wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 55. East northeast wind 5 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
Rain likely, mainly after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 44. East northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Saturday
Rain. High near 50. Breezy, with an east northeast wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday Night
Rain. Low around 43. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 57. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 68.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
Cherokee IA
 42.76°N 95.54°W (Elev. 1204 ft)
1:14 am CDT Apr 29, 2016
1am CDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm CDT May 5, 2016
 
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