Powerful Pacific Storm to Bring Widespread Hazardous Weather to West Coast; Two Storm Systems to Impact Central and Eastern U.S.

A powerful Pacific storm will hammer the West Coast into Friday with strong winds, heavy rain and heavy mountain snow. Heavy rain will bring a threat of flash flooding along recent burn scars while blizzard conditions are expected in the Sierras. Meanwhile, two winter storms will bring areas of heavy snow and freezing rain followed by bitter cold into this weekend from the Plains to the Northeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Bluefield, Mercer County Airport (KBLF)

Lat: 37.3°NLon: 81.21°WElev: 2858ft.

Overcast

27°F

-3°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed W 12 mph
Barometer 30.18 in (1024.6 mb)
Dewpoint 26°F (-3°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Wind Chill16°F (-9°C)
Last update 16 Jan 4:52 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Bluefield WV

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Areas of fog before midnight.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Areas Fog
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of rain, snow, and sleet before 1pm, then rain and snow likely between 1pm and 4pm, then rain after 4pm.  High near 40. South wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow and sleet accumulation expected.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Sleet
    then
    Rain/Snow

    High: 40 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain, possibly mixed with snow showers, becoming all rain after 9pm.  Low around 34. South wind 6 to 8 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain/Snow
    then Showers
    Likely

    Low: 34 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, mainly before 10am.  Cloudy, with a high near 43. West wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 43 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely, mainly after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 48 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers.  Low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Showers

    Low: 30 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain and snow showers likely, becoming all snow after 7am.  Cloudy, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 35 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 8 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Areas of fog before midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
A slight chance of rain, snow, and sleet before 1pm, then rain and snow likely between 1pm and 4pm, then rain after 4pm. High near 40. South wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow and sleet accumulation expected.
Thursday Night
Rain, possibly mixed with snow showers, becoming all rain after 9pm. Low around 34. South wind 6 to 8 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Friday
A chance of showers, mainly before 10am. Cloudy, with a high near 43. West wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Saturday
Showers likely, mainly after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers. Low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday
Rain and snow showers likely, becoming all snow after 7am. Cloudy, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
M.L.King Day
Sunny, with a high near 24.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Bluefield WV
 37.26°N 81.22°W (Elev. 2595 ft)
4:01 pm EST Jan 16, 2019
5pm EST Jan 16, 2019-6pm EST Jan 23, 2019
 
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