Storms in the Plains; Heat Wave to Begin in the Northern Tier

A slow moving weather system will bring potential for scattered strong to severe storms with damaging wind and hail with areas of locally heavy rain in the South and Central Plains through Monday. A heat wave is expected to begin across the Northern Plains, Upper Midwest, and northern Great Basin with temperatures reaching over 20 degrees above normal in some areas. Read More >

Current conditions at

Charleston, Yeager Airport (KCRW)

Lat: 38.38°NLon: 81.59°WElev: 981ft.

Overcast

51°F

11°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed SE 3 mph
Barometer 30.22 in (1022.9 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 16 May 5:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Charleston WV

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Calm wind.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Light southeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers between 9am and 4pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Light southeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 87.

    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Calm wind.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Calm wind.
Monday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Light southeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers between 9am and 4pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Light southeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 87.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
Charleston WV
 38.35°N 81.62°W (Elev. 594 ft)
4:20 am EDT May 16, 2021
6am EDT May 16, 2021-6pm EDT May 22, 2021
 
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