Mississippi Valley Summer Heat Wave; Severe Thunderstorms and Flooding Possible to the North

A dangerous summer heat wave will continue much of the Plains, Mid/Lower Mississippi Valley, Southeast U.S. today and Thursday. Areas of severe thunderstorms may occur today and again on Thursday from parts of the northern/central Rockies and High Plains into the Ohio Valley and Carolinas. Excessive rainfall over similar areas may bring flash flooding today and Thursday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Beckley, Raleigh County Memorial Airport (KBKW)

Lat: 37.8°NLon: 81.12°WElev: 2503ft.

Mostly Cloudy

69°F

21°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1016.9 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Jul 8:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Flat Top WV

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. West wind around 7 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Light west wind.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. West wind around 6 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: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph after midnight.  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

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  High near 78. West wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely between 7pm and 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 11pm.  Low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 74 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday 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 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 71.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. West wind around 7 mph.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Light west wind. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. West wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. High near 78. West wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely between 7pm and 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 11pm. Low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Saturday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday 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 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 71.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Flat Top WV
 37.59°N 81.12°W (Elev. 3196 ft)
6:31 am EDT Jul 6, 2022
9am EDT Jul 6, 2022-6pm EDT Jul 12, 2022
 
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