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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Jackson County Airport (K24A)

Lat: 35.32°NLon: 83.21°WElev: 2857ft.

Fog/Mist

54°F

12°C

Humidity 99%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 30.14 in
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Last update 19 Sep 7:45 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Cherokee NC

  • Today

    Today: Widespread fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy through mid morning, then becoming sunny, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind.

    Fog then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Calm wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Areas of fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Areas Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Calm wind.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Widespread fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy through mid morning, then becoming sunny, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Calm wind.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Calm wind. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Cherokee NC
 35.47°N 83.33°W (Elev. 2014 ft)
6:23 am EDT Sep 19, 2017
8am EDT Sep 19, 2017-6pm EDT Sep 25, 2017
 
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