Summer Heat Continues; Severe Weather For Northeast

A large ridge of high pressure continues to deliver summer heat w/ humidity in several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, southern Plains, Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, severe thunderstorms are in the forecast for the Northeast into the northern Mid-Atlantic for damaging winds. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Charleston, Yeager Airport (KCRW)

Lat: 38.38°NLon: 81.59°WElev: 981ft.

Partly Cloudy

70°F

21°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.02 in (1015.4 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Aug 12:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Charleston WV

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am.  Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 100. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. West wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am. Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 100. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. West wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
Charleston WV
 38.35°N 81.62°W (Elev. 594 ft)
10:27 pm EDT Aug 20, 2019
1am EDT Aug 21, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 27, 2019
 
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