Major Heat Wave Expected for Two-Thirds of the U.S.

A dangerous and widespread summer heat wave is expected through this upcoming weekend across much of the Central and Eastern U.S. A large dome of high pressure will allow high temperatures to surge into the 90s and 100s in many locations, while heat indices will top 100 and approach 110 degrees or higher. There also will be no relief at night, as low temperatures remain in the upper 70s and 80s. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Beckley, Raleigh County Memorial Airport (KBKW)

Lat: 37.8°NLon: 81.12°WElev: 2503ft.

Partly Cloudy

78°F

26°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed SW 12 G 22 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1016.4 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 17 Jul 10:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Raleigh WV

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Southwest wind around 11 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: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then showers likely between 2am and 3am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southwest wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. West wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light southwest wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. West wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Southwest wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then showers likely between 2am and 3am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. West wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light southwest wind.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. West wind 3 to 5 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Raleigh WV
 37.75°N 81.16°W (Elev. 2201 ft)
11:09 am EDT Jul 17, 2019
11am EDT Jul 17, 2019-6pm EDT Jul 23, 2019
 
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