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

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains to the Gulf Coast and lower Miss. Valley on Friday. Large hail, locally damaging winds and flash flooding will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Saturday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Charleston, Yeager Airport (KCRW)

Lat: 38.38°NLon: 81.59°WElev: 981ft.

Partly Cloudy

74°F

23°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed NW 15 G 22 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1013.5 mb)
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Apr 5:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Charleston WV

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers, mainly after noon.  High near 72. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 11am, then showers and thunderstorms likely between 11am and 1pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  High near 78. South wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers.  Low around 58. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers between noon and 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Showers, mainly after noon. High near 72. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 11am, then showers and thunderstorms likely between 11am and 1pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. High near 78. South wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers. Low around 58. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
A chance of showers, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Tuesday
A chance of showers between noon and 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 72.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Friday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Charleston WV
 38.35°N 81.62°W (Elev. 594 ft)
3:56 pm EDT Apr 29, 2016
6pm EDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm EDT May 6, 2016
 
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