Fire Weather and Monsoon Threats in the West; Heavy Rain in the Plains and Northeast

Monsoon moisture will continue to bring strong winds, potential for dust storms, and localized flash flooding to the Southwest. Moisture spreading north across the Great Basin and Northwestern states my develop into isolated dry thunderstorms, which could start new fires and increase activity on existing fires. Very heavy rain continues in the Plains and Mississippi Valley; and Northeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Charleston, Yeager Airport (KCRW)

Lat: 38.38°NLon: 81.59°WElev: 981ft.

Partly Cloudy

80°F

27°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed SW 5 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1016.6 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 14 Aug 12:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Hurricane WV

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Northwest wind around 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Areas of dense fog after midnight.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 63. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Areas
    Dense Fog

    Low: 63 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Patchy dense fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind.

    Patchy Dense
    Fog then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. 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

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Northwest wind around 8 mph.
Tonight
Areas of dense fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 63. Calm wind.
Wednesday
Patchy dense fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Hurricane WV
 38.44°N 82.01°W (Elev. 676 ft)
10:08 am EDT Aug 14, 2018
1pm EDT Aug 14, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 20, 2018
 
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