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Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Exacerbate Ongoing Flooding; Cold and Wintry Continue Out West

A developing wave will bring a threat of severe thunderstorms Saturday from the Arklatex area to the Middle Mississippi Valley; and may produce tornadoes, damaging winds, and large hail; including potential for significant tornadoes and very large hail. Additional heavy rain will increase ongoing flooding. Heavy western mountain and Upper Midwest snow; and ice in the Northeast is also expected. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Charleston, Yeager Airport (KCRW)

Lat: 38.38°NLon: 81.59°WElev: 981ft.

Thunderstorm Light Rain

73°F

23°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed W 8 mph
Barometer 30.23 in (1023.2 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Feb 2:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Charleston WV

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Southwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely after 3am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds.  Areas of fog before 3am, then areas of fog after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely and
    Areas Fog

    Low: 55 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers.  Areas of fog before 7am. High near 69. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Areas Fog

    High: 69 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers, mainly after 11pm.  Low around 59. South wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers, mainly before noon.  High near 68. West wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 68 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 34.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 65.

    Sunny

    High: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Southwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely after 3am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Areas of fog before 3am, then areas of fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers. Areas of fog before 7am. High near 69. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers, mainly after 11pm. Low around 59. South wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers, mainly before noon. High near 68. West wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 34.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 65.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 54.
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Point Forecast:
Charleston WV
 38.35°N 81.62°W (Elev. 594 ft)
2:44 pm EST Feb 23, 2018
3pm EST Feb 23, 2018-6pm EST Mar 2, 2018
 
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