Cold Temperatures Across the Northern and Central Plains; Severe Weather Potential for the East

Severe weather and heavy rainfall potential along with warm temperatures will affect the eastern portions of the country through Sunday as a cold front tracks eastward. Meanwhile, much colder air across portions of the Plains will bring frost and freeze conditions into Sunday morning. Dry, mild and breezy conditions linger for the four-corner region where elevated to critical fire weather remains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Charleston, Yeager Airport (KCRW)

Lat: 38.38°NLon: 81.59°WElev: 981ft.

Partly Cloudy

85°F

29°C

Humidity 51%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1015.9 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 21 May 6:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Charleston WV

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  High near 81. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and 11pm, then a chance of showers after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 56 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 81 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. High near 81. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and 11pm, then a chance of showers after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. High near 85. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Charleston WV
 38.35°N 81.62°W (Elev. 594 ft)
2:51 pm EDT May 21, 2022
7pm EDT May 21, 2022-6pm EDT May 28, 2022
 
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