Dangerous Heat Wave for the West; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain for Upper Midwest

A sweltering and long duration heat wave will build across the West this weekend through much of next week. Excessive heat warnings/watches along with heat advisories are in effect from the Southwest to the Northwest. Dangerous heat is also persisting across the southern Plains. Meanwhile, severe storms are likely in the Upper Midwest with heavy rain/flooding, damaging winds, hail, and tornadoes. Read More >

Current conditions at

Parkersburg, Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport (KPKB)

Lat: 39.35°NLon: 81.44°WElev: 860ft.

Fair

82°F

28°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed E 5 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1015.4 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 14 Aug 10:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

New Martinsville WV

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. East wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 78. East wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Light east wind.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 59.

    Mostly Clear
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Areas of fog before 9am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 81.

    Areas Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. East wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 78. East wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Light east wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Monday
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Tuesday
Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 81.
Tuesday Night
Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
New Martinsville WV
 39.64°N 80.85°W (Elev. 997 ft)
11:18 am EDT Aug 14, 2020
11am EDT Aug 14, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 20, 2020
 
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