Thunderstorms And Heavy Rain Is Expected Through The Plains; Poor Air Quality Persists Out West into Upper Midwest; Major Hurricane Lane Moves Into The Central Pacific

Thunderstorms with heavy to excessive rain is expected across much of the Plains, as a weather system moves into the region. Meanwhile, smoke from numerous ongoing wildfires in western North America are requiring air quality alerts throughout the West into the Upper Midwest. Finally, Major Hurricane Lane continues to track almost due west, transitioning from the Eastern to Central Pacific Ocean. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Charleston, Yeager Airport (KCRW)

Lat: 38.38°NLon: 81.59°WElev: 981ft.

Fog

71°F

22°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.93 in (1012.6 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 0.50 mi
Last update 18 Aug 11:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Charleston WV

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A slight chance of showers before 2am.  Areas of dense fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 67. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Areas Dense
    Fog

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Areas of dense fog before 10am.  Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Areas Dense
    Fog then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers between noon and 4pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Light south wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light south wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers before 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A slight chance of showers before 2am. Areas of dense fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 67. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Areas of dense fog before 10am. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind.
Monday
A slight chance of showers between noon and 4pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Light south wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light south wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers before 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Charleston WV
 38.35°N 81.62°W (Elev. 594 ft)
11:28 pm EDT Aug 18, 2018
12am EDT Aug 19, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 24, 2018
 
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