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Three Consecutive Days of Slight Risks for Both Severe Thunderstorms and Excessive Rainfall Begin Today.

Weak disturbances moving through the southern periphery of a band of mid level west to northwest flow will result in rounds of showers and thunderstorms beginning today, and then continuing until a cold front arrives at the end of the work week. Stronger thunderstorms can produce damaging wind, large hail and heavy rainfall. With a 3+ day threat period, Flood Watches may eventuially be needed. Read More >


Governor Jim Justice, along with the West Virginia Emergency Management Division and the National Weather Service, has designated November 15-19 as Winter Weather Awareness Week in West Virginia.  This campaign offers a great opportunity to prepare for the winter weather hazards that will occur during the upcoming winter season. Winter weather preparedness involves three steps:







Learn more by attending live, virtual classes and webinars which will be offered by area NWS offices!  Register for the class that fits your schedule best! 
Date Time Type NWS Office Registration Link
November 16, 2021 10:00 am Winter SKYWARN Sterling, VA Click here to register
November 17, 2021 6:00 pm Basic SKYWARN Pittsburgh, PA Click here to register
November 23, 2021 6:30 pm Winter SKYWARN Charleston, WV Click here to register
December 1, 2021 6:30 pm Winter Ready Webinar Blacksburg, VA Click here to register

Finally, help us spread the word!  We offer winter 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.