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.

Fog/Mist

60°F

16°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.0 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 29 Apr 6:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Charleston WV

  • Today

    Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. West wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 75 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers, mainly after 1pm.  High near 73. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    High: 73 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 5am.  Cloudy, with a low around 58. Southeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  High near 77. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 11pm, then a chance of showers after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 73.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Saturday
Showers, mainly after 1pm. High near 73. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 58. Southeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. High near 77. Southwest wind 6 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 thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 11pm, then a chance of showers after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Charleston WV
 38.39°N 81.67°W (Elev. 942 ft)
3:42 am EDT Apr 29, 2016
7am EDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm EDT May 5, 2016
 
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