Extreme Fire Weather Threat in Southern California; Chilly Weather for Much of U.S.; Heavy Rain in South Plains

Cold, Canadian air will cause Santa Ana winds to develop across southern California for extreme fire weather threats early this week, and critical Fire Weather threats through mid-week. This cold air is also plunging much of the U.S. below to much below normal temperatures, especially, across the High Plains. Heavy rains continue across the South Plains as moist air rides over this cold front. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Charleston, Yeager Airport (KCRW)

Lat: 38.38°NLon: 81.59°WElev: 981ft.

Overcast

61°F

16°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.06 in (1017.6 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 15 Oct 8:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Charleston WV

  • Today

    Today: Rain.  Patchy fog after 10am. High near 67. Southwest wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 67 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain likely, mainly before midnight.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 39. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. Light west wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 59. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Patchy frost after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 35.

    Mostly Clear
    then Patchy
    Frost

    Low: 35 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Patchy frost before 10am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 55.

    Patchy Frost
    then Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Patchy frost after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 37.

    Clear then
    Patchy Frost

    Low: 37 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Patchy frost before 7am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 63.

    Patchy Frost
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Rain. Patchy fog after 10am. High near 67. Southwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Rain likely, mainly before midnight. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 39. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. Light and variable wind.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. Light west wind.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 59. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Wednesday Night
Patchy frost after 5am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 35.
Thursday
Patchy frost before 10am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 55.
Thursday Night
Patchy frost after 5am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 37.
Friday
Patchy frost before 7am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
Friday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
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Point Forecast:
Charleston WV
 38.35°N 81.62°W (Elev. 594 ft)
8:32 am EDT Oct 15, 2018
9am EDT Oct 15, 2018-6pm EDT Oct 21, 2018
 
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