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Severe Storms; Fire Danger; and Strong Pacific Storms

More strong storms on tap for the Pacific Northwest this weekend. Heavy rains could produce flooding and mudslides. Saturday, a cold front moving into the central U.S. will bring potential for severe thunderstorms containing damaging winds, large hail, and isolated tornadoes; and localized flooding potential. Dry winds in southwestern California will keep fire weather threats high. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Jackson County Airport (K24A)

Lat: 35.32°NLon: 83.21°WElev: 2857ft.

Fair

70°F

21°C

Humidity 41%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 30.33 in
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Oct 4:25 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Cherokee NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 45. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 45 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 74. South southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 11pm.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 57. Southeast wind around 6 mph.  New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  High near 69. Southeast wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Showers

    High: 69 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then showers likely.  Low around 48. South southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 62.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 62 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 45. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 74. South southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 11pm. Increasing clouds, with a low around 57. Southeast wind around 6 mph. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday
Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. High near 69. Southeast wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Monday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then showers likely. Low around 48. South southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 62.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 67.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 66.
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Point Forecast:
Cherokee NC
 35.47°N 83.33°W (Elev. 2014 ft)
2:58 pm EDT Oct 21, 2017
4pm EDT Oct 21, 2017-6pm EDT Oct 28, 2017
 
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