Powerful Storm to Impact Eastern Third of U.S. this weekend.

A developing storm system will bring a myriad of significant impacts this weekend. Heavy snow up to 18 inches from the Ohio Valley to the Northeast, and ice up to a quarter of an inch is forecast in places. Heavy rain may cause flash flooding from the Mid-South to the Mid-Atlantic. Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and isolated tornadoes will be possible in the Deep South. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Cherokee, Cherokee Municipal Airport (KCKP)

Lat: 42.73°NLon: 95.56°WElev: 1227ft.

Fair

-16°C

3°F

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed N 19 G 31 km/h
Barometer 30.31 in
Dewpoint -18°C (-1°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-26°C (-14°F)
Last update 19 Jan 4:55 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Cherokee IA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Scattered flurries.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -17. North wind around 25 km/h.

    Scattered
    Flurries

    Low: -17 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered flurries before 7am.  Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near -12. North wind 15 to 25 km/h.

    Scattered
    Flurries

    High: -12 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around -18. North wind 5 to 15 km/h becoming east southeast after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: -18 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow between 7am and 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near -9. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow

    High: -9 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -13. Southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -13 °C

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Mostly cloudy, with a high near -4.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: -4 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely, possibly mixed with freezing drizzle, becoming all snow after 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around -7. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one centimeter possible.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix then
    Wintry Mix
    Likely

    Low: -7 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow.  Patchy blowing snow after 1pm. High near -4. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: -4 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Snow likely before 7pm.  Patchy blowing snow before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -13. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: -13 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Scattered flurries. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -17. North wind around 25 km/h.
Saturday
Scattered flurries before 7am. Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near -12. North wind 15 to 25 km/h.
Saturday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around -18. North wind 5 to 15 km/h becoming east southeast after midnight.
Sunday
A chance of snow between 7am and 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -9. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -13. Southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h.
M.L.King Day
Mostly cloudy, with a high near -4.
Monday Night
Snow likely, possibly mixed with freezing drizzle, becoming all snow after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around -7. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one centimeter possible.
Tuesday
Snow. Patchy blowing snow after 1pm. High near -4. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Snow likely before 7pm. Patchy blowing snow before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -13. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -4.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -10.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near -5.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -21.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near -17.
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Point Forecast:
Cherokee IA
 42.76°N 95.54°W (Elev. 367 m)
3:14 am CST Jan 19, 2019
5am CST Jan 19, 2019-6pm CST Jan 25, 2019
 
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