Notice of NWS' New Version of Forecast
A new version of Forecast is coming soon!
Click here to visit the new site for details.

Very Heavy Rainfall and High Risk Flood Event in the South-Central U.S.

Thunderstorms, some severe, will continue to produce tremendously heavy rainfall over the same areas through the day today. The area with the greatest potential for excessive rainfall includes Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Missouri. Very heavy rains will extend broadly from the Southern Plains to the Upper Midwest. Life threatening flash flooding is expected with these storms. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Fair

81°F

27°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed SE 3 mph
Barometer 30.21 in
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 29 Apr 11:30 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Cherokee NCSimilar City Names

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm.  Patchy fog between 7am and 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2am and 4am, then showers likely after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 5pm, then rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  High near 71. South wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain likely, mainly before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    Low: 47 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 5 to 7 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Patchy fog between 7am and 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2am and 4am, then showers likely after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 5pm, then rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. High near 71. South wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday Night
Rain likely, mainly before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
Cherokee NCSimilar City Names
 35.47°N 83.33°W (Elev. 2014 ft)
10:20 am EDT Apr 29, 2017
11am EDT Apr 29, 2017-6pm EDT May 5, 2017
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database