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Heavy Rainfall and Severe Thunderstorm Threats; Record High Temperatures into the Weekend

Scattered showers and thunderstorms with the potential for isolated flash flooding and severe weather continue from the Intermountain West through the Plains into the weekend. This threat also extends into Florida as we are monitoring a disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico. Also, new record high temperatures are forecast for the Upper Midwest, Great Lakes and Northeast into the weekend. Read More >


WV Tornado Drill FAQs  -  Drill is Wednesday March 22 at 11:00 A.M. EDT


This week is Spring Weather Awareness Week in West Virginia!  Follow #ReadyWVwx on social media, and check out our partners at West Virginia Emergency Management Division and ReadyWV! for tips and information on how to be Weather-Ready for the spring severe weather season.

Also, make plans to participate in the West Virginia Statewide Tornado Drill at 11:00 am EDT Wednesday March 22, 2023.  This is a great opportunity to practice what you would do in the event of a real tornado!  Find out more information in our Tornado Drill FAQ.

If you participate in the Statewide Tornado Drill or any other Spring Weather Awareness Week activity, let us know by including #ReadyWVwx in your Facebook or Twitter post.







Help us spread the word!  We offer weather preparedness related materials you can share, including graphics and posts ready-made for social media and safety newsletters.  Businesses and organizations who would like to partner with the NWS to help make our region ready, responsive and resilient to hazardous weather can also become Weather-Ready Nation Ambassadors by following the link below.