Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threat for the Southern Plains Today; Severe Thunderstorms from the Northeast to the Ohio Valley

Heavy rains are leading to an elevated concern for flash flooding across parts of Oklahoma and Texas today, and this heavy rainfall will spread slowly east over the weekend. Severe thunderstorms may produce damaging winds and a few tornadoes across parts of the Northeast and Ohio Valley this afternoon and evening. Significant river flooding continues across the Carolinas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Cherokee, Cherokee Municipal Airport (KCKP)

Lat: 42.73°NLon: 95.56°WElev: 1227ft.

Partly Cloudy

14°C

57°F

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed N 13 km/h
Barometer 30.27 in
Dewpoint 7°C (44°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 21 Sep 4:55 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Cherokee IA

Flood Warning until further notice
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Flood Warning until further notice
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    Flood Warning until further notice

    NOW until further notice

    Flood Warning

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 4. North wind 5 to 15 km/h becoming southeast after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 4 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 19. South wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 19 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 9. South wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Clear

    Low: 9 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 24. South wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 24 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 14. South wind 20 to 25 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 14 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 24 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 10 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 19.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 19 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 4. North wind 5 to 15 km/h becoming southeast after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 19. South wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 9. South wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 24. South wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 14. South wind 20 to 25 km/h.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 19.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 6.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 21.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 18. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 19.
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Point Forecast:
Cherokee IA
 42.76°N 95.54°W (Elev. 367 m)
5:45 pm CDT Sep 21, 2018
7pm CDT Sep 21, 2018-6pm CDT Sep 28, 2018
 
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