Severe Weather Across the Northern Tier of the Country; Heat Builds Across the Center of the Nation

A frontal boundary will focus the threat for showers and thunderstorms, some severe, across the northern tier of the country through Tuesday. Meanwhile, dangerous heat will expand across the center of the nation through at least the middle of the week. Elevated to critical fire weather conditions will persist across the Great Basin, portions of the Plains and interior Alaska. 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 55%
Wind Speed E 7 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1017.8 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index89°F (32°C)
Last update 4 Jul 5:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Charleston WV

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Light southeast wind.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Some of the storms could be severe.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 105. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning.

    Patchy Fog
    then Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 93 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 4pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 102. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 91 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Calm wind.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  High near 87. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Light southeast wind.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 105. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 4pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 102. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Calm wind. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. High near 87. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
Charleston WV
 38.35°N 81.62°W (Elev. 594 ft)
5:07 pm EDT Jul 4, 2022
6pm EDT Jul 4, 2022-6pm EDT Jul 11, 2022
 
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