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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Jackson County Airport (K24A)

Lat: 35.32°NLon: 83.21°WElev: 2857ft.

Partly Cloudy

69°F

21°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 29.93 in
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 Sep 5:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Cherokee NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm.  Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 49. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 49 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Areas of fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 73. Calm wind becoming west northwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Areas Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 42. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 42 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 42. Light north wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 42 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 70.

    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 49. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 73. Calm wind becoming west northwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42. Calm wind.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42. Light north wind.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 70.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
Cherokee NC
 35.47°N 83.33°W (Elev. 2014 ft)
5:35 pm EDT Sep 25, 2022
6pm EDT Sep 25, 2022-6pm EDT Oct 2, 2022
 
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