Heavy Rain and Strong-to-Severe Thunderstorms from the Central Miss. Valley to the Mid-Atlantic

A slow-moving weather system in the eastern U.S. will focus showers and thunderstorms from the mid-Mississippi River Valley to the Mid-Atlantic on Thursday. Abundant moisture will allow occasionally heavy rainfall. Flash Flood Watches are in effect in these areas. Severe thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts and large hail will also be possible in this same area. Read More >

Current conditions at

Charleston, Yeager Airport (KCRW)

Lat: 38.38°NLon: 81.59°WElev: 981ft.

Light Rain

77°F

25°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1014.0 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 28 Jul 1:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Charleston WV

Flash Flood Watch July 28, 08:00am until July 29, 08:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  • Overnight

    Overnight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 82. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 69. Light west wind.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light west wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 82. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 69. Light west wind. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light west wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Charleston WV
 38.35°N 81.62°W (Elev. 594 ft)
12:21 am EDT Jul 28, 2016
2am EDT Jul 28, 2016-6pm EDT Aug 3, 2016
 
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