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Heavy Rain and Potential for Flash Flooding

Strong to severe thunderstorms are forecast to develop along a frontal system stretching from portions of the Mississippi Valley into the Ohio Valley. These storms may produce heavy rain and flash flooding. The threat shifts east on Friday. Moonsoon moisture will continue to produce heavy rain with the possibility of localized flash flooding in the Four Corners area. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Jackson County Airport (K24A)

Lat: 35.32°NLon: 83.21°WElev: 2857ft.

Fog

66°F

19°C

Humidity 99%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 30.03 in
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 0.15 mi
Last update 28 Jul 6:45 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Cherokee NC

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  Patchy fog before 9am. High near 80. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming north northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then a slight chance of showers between 7am and noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. North wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. North northeast wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 79. North wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Patchy fog before 9am. High near 80. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then a slight chance of showers between 7am and noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. North wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57. North northeast wind 5 to 8 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 79. North wind 3 to 6 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Cherokee NC
 35.47°N 83.33°W (Elev. 2014 ft)
6:23 am EDT Jul 28, 2017
7am EDT Jul 28, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 3, 2017
 
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