Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system in the Ohio Valley will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains eastward through the Gulf Coast and Southeast on Thursday. Large hail and locally damaging winds will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Friday.
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Current conditions at

Charleston, Yeager Airport (KCRW)

Lat: 38.38°NLon: 81.59°WElev: 981ft.

Thunderstorm

72°F

22°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.81 in (1008.7 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 Apr 3:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Charleston WV

Flash Flood Watch until April 28, 10:00pm
Severe T-storm Watch until April 28, 11:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
Severe T-storm Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until April 28, 10:00pm
    Severe T-storm Watch until April 28, 11:00pm

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 5pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. West wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 75. West wind around 7 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely, mainly after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 73. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 73 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely, mainly before midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 55 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 10am.  High near 77. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 5pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. West wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 75. West wind around 7 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Light and variable wind.
Saturday
Showers likely, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 73. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers likely, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 10am. High near 77. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 66.
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Point Forecast:
Charleston WV
 38.35°N 81.62°W (Elev. 594 ft)
2:01 pm EDT Apr 28, 2016
4pm EDT Apr 28, 2016-6pm EDT May 5, 2016
 
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