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Increasing Risk for Flash and River Flooding Through the Weekend

A storm system will track across the central U.S. and set the stage for severe thunderstorms and widespread heavy rainfall through the weekend. There will be a threat for flash and river flooding for portions of the Southern Plains into the Upper Midwest. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 2001ft.

Fog/Mist

60°F

16°C

Humidity 95%
Wind Speed W 3 mph
Barometer 30.15 in
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Last update 29 Apr 3:50 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Cherokee NC

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 81 °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 10 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South southeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 7 to 10 mph.
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.
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Point Forecast:
Cherokee NC
 35.47°N 83.33°W (Elev. 2014 ft)
4:01 am EDT Apr 29, 2017
4am EDT Apr 29, 2017-6pm EDT May 5, 2017
 
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