Snowmelt Combined With Recent Heavy Rain To Produce Flooding Threat Over Northern New England

Recent heavy rainfall combined with snowmelt will cause a continued threat for flooding of rivers, streams, and low lying areas in northern New England, especially Maine into Monday. Elsewhere across the country, much above normal temperatures expected over central portions of the U.S. The threat for severe thunderstorms return to the High Plains each afternoon and evening through mid week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Cherokee, Cherokee Municipal Airport (KCKP)

Lat: 42.73°NLon: 95.56°WElev: 1227ft.

Fair

26°C

78°F

Humidity 36%
Wind Speed S 26 G 37 km/h
Barometer 29.69 in
Dewpoint 9°C (49°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index26°C (78°F)
Last update 21 Apr 1:55 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Cherokee IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A slight chance of showers after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 28. South wind around 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 28 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of rain and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10pm and 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. South southeast wind 15 to 25 km/h becoming east after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 11 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then showers likely between 8am and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 12. North wind 15 to 25 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 12 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 2am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 3. North wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 3 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 18. North northeast wind 15 to 20 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 18 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 4.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 4 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 21.

    Sunny

    High: 21 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 8.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 8 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 20.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 20 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A slight chance of showers after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 28. South wind around 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Tonight
A chance of rain and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10pm and 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. South southeast wind 15 to 25 km/h becoming east after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then showers likely between 8am and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 12. North wind 15 to 25 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 2am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 3. North wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 18. North northeast wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 4.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 21.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 20.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 6.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 19.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 22. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Cherokee IA
 42.76°N 95.54°W (Elev. 367 m)
12:46 pm CDT Apr 21, 2019
2pm CDT Apr 21, 2019-6pm CDT Apr 27, 2019
 
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