Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threats Shift From Southern Plains to Lower Mississippi Valley; Elevated to Critical Fire Concerns Out West

Heavy to excessive rainfall with flash flood concerns will shift from the southern Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley. Elevated to Critical Fire weather threats will linger through the weekend across the Great Basin and central Rockies. Finally, Major to Record river flooding will continue in portions of the Midwest and across parts of North and South Carolina this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Jackson County Airport (K24A)

Lat: 35.32°NLon: 83.21°WElev: 2857ft.

Fog/Mist

60°F

16°C

Humidity 98%
Wind Speed SE 3 mph
Barometer 30.24 in
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 22 Sep 5:25 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Cherokee NC

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog after 11pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Calm wind.  New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Calm wind.  New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers before 2am, then a chance of rain after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers before 11am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11am and 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Calm wind. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Calm wind. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers before 2am, then a chance of rain after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers before 11am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11am and 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
Cherokee NC
 35.47°N 83.33°W (Elev. 2014 ft)
3:42 am EDT Sep 22, 2018
5am EDT Sep 22, 2018-6pm EDT Sep 28, 2018
 
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