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This page contains many of the text products issued by NWS Charleston and surrounding offices. Warnings, advisories, and statements concerning severe or significant weather are available through the map on our front page, or a complete listing of all such current products can be found here.

 

Observations

State Roundups - Hourly reports of weather conditions across the state

West Virginia
Kentucky
Ohio
Virginia

 

State Temperature and Precipitation Tables - Precipitation and max/min temp reports for selected cities, issued twice a day

West Virginia
Ohio
Kentucky
Virginia

Area Weather Summary - Daily report of max/min and precipitation from area cooperative observers

 

Forecasts

Zone Forecast - Detailed 7-day forecast, issued two to four (or more) times a day

Charleston Forecast Area
Most of West Virginia and portions of Southeast Ohio, Southwest Virginia, and Northeast Kentucky


Counties outside the Charleston forecast area
WV: Northern Counties and Northern Panhandle, and Western Pennsylvania
West Virginia Eastern Panhandle and Northern Virginia
Southwest Virginia and Extreme Southeast West Virginia
Northern Ohio
South Central Ohio
Eastern Kentucky

 

Areal Forecast Matrices - Detailed 7-day forecast, issued two to four (or more) times a day
Charleston Forecast Area
Most of West Virginia and portions of Southeast Ohio, Southwest Virginia, and Northeast Kentucky


Counties outside the Charleston forecast area
WV: Northern Counties and Northern Panhandle, and Western Pennsylvania
West Virginia Eastern Panhandle and Northern Virginia
Southwest Virginia and Extreme Southeast West Virginia
Northern Ohio
South Central Ohio
Eastern Kentucky

 

Point Forecast Matrices

Digital representation of 7-day forecast for a specific point, suitable for machine reading, issued two to four (or more) times a day
Charleston Forecast Area
Most of West Virginia and portions of Southeast Ohio, Southwest Virginia, and Northeast Kentucky


Counties outside the Charleston forecast area
WV: Northern Counties and Northern Panhandle, and Western Pennsylvania
West Virginia Eastern Panhandle and Northern Virginia
Southwest Virginia and Extreme Southeast West Virginia
Northern Ohio
South Central Ohio
Eastern Kentucky

 

State Forecasts

Simplified 7-day forecast, issued two to four (or more) times a day

West Virginia
Maryland
Ohio
Kentucky
Virginia

 

Other narrative products

Area Forecast Discussions

Narrative product describing forecaster reasoning behind the forecast, issued two to four (or more) times a day

NWS Charleston, WV
NWS Blacksburg, VA
NWS Sterling, VA
NWS Pittsburgh, PA
NWS Wilmington, OH
NWS Jackson, KY
NWS Morristown, TN

 

Regional Weather Summaries

Narrative description of observed and forecast conditions for an area, issued two to four times a day


Kentucky
Virginia and Maryland

 

NWS Charleston informational statements

Public Information Statements

Issued for various purposes, including snowfall totals, historical weather information, NWR outages, etc.

Latest Public Information Statement

Agricultural Observations

Issued once a day

Agricultural Observations

 

Local Storm Reports

Contain reports of severe weather, such as hail, wind damage, tornadoes, etc.

Latest Local Storm Report