Cherokee, IA

9:23 AM CST on January 24, 2017 (GMT -0600)
Cherokee Municipal | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Winter Storm Warning

Elev 1224 ft 42.73 °N, 95.56 °W | Updated 8 minutes ago

Overcast
Overcast
31 °F
Feels Like 21 °F
N
13
Wind Variable Wind from East
Gusts 18 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.77 in
Visibility 5.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 900 ft
Windchill 21 °F
Dew Point 30 °F
Humidity 96%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:43 AM 5:25 PM
Waning Crescent, 11% visible
METAR KCKP 241515Z AUTO 09011G16KT 5SM BR OVC009 00/M01 A2977 RMK AO2 T10051010
Pressure 29.77 in
Visibility 5.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 900 ft
Windchill 21 °F
Dew Point 30 °F
Humidity 96%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:43 AM 5:25 PM
Waning Crescent, 11% visible
METAR KCKP 241515Z AUTO 09011G16KT 5SM BR OVC009 00/M01 A2977 RMK AO2 T10051010

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Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 3:56 AM CST Jan. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning now in effect from noon today to 6 PM CST
Wednesday...

* timing... snow will develop in the late morning to early
afternoon... quickly becoming moderate to heavy. Periods of heavy
snow will continue through the afternoon and evening with snow
ending Wednesday afternoon. Areas of blowing snow will develop
this afternoon and continue through Wednesday.

* Snow accumulations... total snow accumulations will average 8 to
14 inches... with the heaviest amounts expected toward Highway 18
in northwest Iowa.

* Winds / visibilities... significant reductions in visibility are
possible in the falling snow... and also in blowing snow as
northerly winds increase to 20 to 30 mph with occasional gusts
over 30 mph through Wednesday.

* Impacts... plan on difficult driving conditions... including
during the evening commute today. Roads will quickly become snow
covered.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow and blowing snow means
severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring.
Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel
dangerous... and visibilities will be limited further due to
strong winds blowing snow around. Only travel in an emergency.
If you must travel... keep an extra flashlight... food... and water
in your vehicle in case of an emergency.