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Lake Effect Snow Warnings are in effect for the Great Lakes with 2 to 3 feet storm total snow possible. Arctic Air extends across much of the U.S. with breezy winds and temperatures 15-35 degrees below normal in the Northern Plains. Out west, heavy mountain snow and some low elevation snow and freezing rain forecast as a warmer weather system interacts with the Arctic airmass. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Partly Cloudy

56°F

13°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.99 in
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 7 Dec 4:25 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Cherokee NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of rain after 4am.  Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 35 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of rain before 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. North northwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 37. North northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 17. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 17 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 43.

    Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of rain after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 49 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain likely, mainly between 11pm and 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of rain after 4am. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph after midnight.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of rain before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. North northwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37. North northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 17. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 43.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of rain after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49.
Sunday Night
Rain likely, mainly between 11pm and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.
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Point Forecast:
Cherokee NC
 35.47°N 83.33°W (Elev. 2014 ft)
2:41 pm EST Dec 7, 2016
4pm EST Dec 7, 2016-6pm EST Dec 14, 2016
 
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