Heavy Rain In The Plains; Poor Air Quality Out West

A slow moving weather system in the central U.S. will bring locally heavy rain to much of the Plains this weekend. Isolated flash flooding is possible in this area. Meanwhile, smoke from ongoing wildfires will continue to cause poor air quality across much of the interior West, although fire weather conditions are generally improving in this region. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Jackson County Airport (K24A)

Lat: 35.32°NLon: 83.21°WElev: 2857ft.

Fog/Mist

68°F

20°C

Humidity 98%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.17 in
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 1.00 mi
Last update 18 Aug 10:30 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NW Cherokee NC

  • Today

    Today: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Patchy fog before 11am. High near 80. West southwest wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog
    then T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Patchy fog after 11pm. Low around 64. West southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog
    then Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Calm wind.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely before 11am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11am and 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Patchy fog before 11am. High near 80. West southwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Patchy fog after 11pm. Low around 64. West southwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Calm wind. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
Showers likely before 11am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11am and 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NW Cherokee NC
 35.49°N 83.32°W (Elev. 2119 ft)
6:58 am EDT Aug 18, 2018
10am EDT Aug 18, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 24, 2018
 
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