National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

< April 2024
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30

The NWS Charleston Frost/Freeze Program has Started for Much of the Area. Please Click Here for More Information.

Published 2024-04-18

The NWS Charleston Frost/Freeze Program has started for much of our forecast area. With sensitive vegetation starting to grow, frost and freeze headlines will now be issued for the lowlands of West Virginia, Buchanan and Dickenson counties in Virginia, northeast Kentucky, and southeast Ohio. Please click the link for more details.

Wayne County Becomes West Virginia's 19th StormReady County

Published 2024-04-16

Wayne County was designated as the 19th StormReady County in West Virginia at a ceremony during the Wayne County Commission Meeting on Monday, April 15, 2024.

Information on the Record Breaking April 2nd Tornadoes and Wind Damage

Published 2024-04-08

A historic severe weather outbreak occurred on Tuesday, April 2nd, 2024, across the NWS Charleston, WV County Warning Area with 15 confirmed tornadoes (as of April 10) and nearly 100 locations that experienced non-tornadic wind damage. 

Weather Safety Information for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Published 2024-03-29

This page houses many weather safety resources, graphics, and videos that are accessible for the deaf and hard of hearing community.

50 Years Later - Remembering the April 3-4, 1974 Super Outbreak

Published 2024-03-26

The 1974 Super Outbreak occurred on April 3-4, 1974 and is the second largest outbreak on record. A total of 148 tornadoes occurred within 24 hours on April 3-4, touching down in 13 states and killing more than 300 people and injuring over 6,000 people. The Appalachian region was not immune to the tornado outbreak. Please click the link to learn more about the event 50 years later.

Spring Begins at 11:06 PM EDT Today

Published 2024-03-19

The vernal (spring) equinox will take place today at 11:06 PM EDT, marking the official start of astronomical spring.

West Virginia Severe Weather Awareness Week - March 18-22

Published 2024-03-17

This week is Severe 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.

Ohio Severe Weather & Flood Safety Awareness Week - March 17-23

Published 2024-03-17

Severe weather can occur at any time of the year and Spring Severe Weather Awareness Week allows Ohioans the opportunity to learn the best ways to be prepared and stay safe during inclement weather.

MEDIA ADVISORY: West Virginia Spring Severe Weather Awareness Week Kick-Off News Conference

Published 2024-03-13

"Spring" Forward this Sunday! Daylight Saving Time Begins 2 AM Sunday, March 10th

Published 2024-03-09

"Spring" Forward this Sunday! Daylight Saving Time Begins 2 AM Sunday, March 10th.