Severe Thunderstorms in the Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat in the Central U.S.

Severe thunderstorms, capable of severe wind (locally exceeding hurricane force), very large hail, flash flooding, and a few tornadoes, are possible late this afternoon into tonight across portions of the of the Upper Midwest into the southern Great Lakes. Excessive heat covers much of the central third of the country and is expected to persist into the weekend over the south-central states. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Charleston, Yeager Airport (KCRW)

Lat: 38.38°NLon: 81.59°WElev: 981ft.

Partly Cloudy

86°F

30°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.06 in (1016.7 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 28 Jul 12:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SE Gay WV

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 92. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 68. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11pm and 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. West wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. North wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 92. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 68. Light and variable wind.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11pm and 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. West wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. North wind 3 to 6 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SE Gay WV
 38.76°N 81.51°W (Elev. 1004 ft)
8:52 am EDT Jul 28, 2021
1pm EDT Jul 28, 2021-6pm EDT Aug 3, 2021
 
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