Heat Across The Southern U.S.; Storms And Heavy Rain in Central U.S.

The early-season heat across portions of the Southern U.S. will continue for much of this week with more potential record high temperatures. On Tuesday, expect 90s and triple digits from the southern Plains into parts of the Lower Mississippi Valley. Also on Tuesday, strong to severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall will be possible from the central Plains into the Mid Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Beckley, Raleigh County Memorial Airport (KBKW)

Lat: 37.8°NLon: 81.12°WElev: 2503ft.

Mostly Cloudy

52°F

11°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed SW 8 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1014.2 mb)
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill49°F (9°C)
Last update 17 May 5:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Beckley WVSimilar City Names

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 74. Light southwest wind becoming northwest 9 to 14 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 51. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 10pm.  Low around 60. Southwest wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  High near 78. West wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 88.

    Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers between 11am and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 74. Light southwest wind becoming northwest 9 to 14 mph in the morning.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 51. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 10pm. Low around 60. Southwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Thursday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. High near 78. West wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 88.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Saturday
A chance of showers between 11am and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
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Point Forecast:
Beckley WVSimilar City Names
 37.8°N 81.18°W (Elev. 2300 ft)
6:03 am EDT May 17, 2022
6am EDT May 17, 2022-6pm EDT May 23, 2022
 
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