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Slight Risk For Severe Weather This Afternoon/Evening

Shower and thunderstorm chances increase later this afternoon and evening, courtesy of a cold front. A few storms may become severe with damaging wind the primary threat. In addition, downpours could result in isolated areas of high water, mainly in urban and low lying locations. Read More >

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Slight Risk For Severe Weather This Afternoon/Evening

Published 2021-06-13

Shower and thunderstorm chances increase later this afternoon and evening, courtesy of a cold front. A few storms may become severe with damaging wind the primary threat. In addition, downpours could result in isolated areas of high water, mainly in urban and low lying locations.

The April 2021 Month in Review

Published 2021-05-12

April was characterized by below normal temperatures with below normal precipitation, except for a narrow area along I-64, which benefited from heavy rainfall on April 28th. Additional noteworthy events included a couple of late season snow event.

NOAA Delivers New U.S. Climate Normals

Published 2021-05-05

NOAA’s new U.S. Climate Normals give the public, weather forecasters, and businesses a standard way to compare today’s conditions to 30-year averages. Temperature and precipitation averages and statistics are calculated every decade so we can put today’s weather into proper context and make better climate-related decisions.

What weather threats should YOU prepare for? Find out in our Natural Hazard Risk Assessment

Published 2021-04-22

Weather records in our region date back to the late 1800s and early 1900s and that history is full of floods, severe thunderstorms, tornadoes and crippling winter storms. The information in our Natural Hazard Risk Assessment webpage are meant to help document and quantify some of these threats in order to help inform the planning stage of severe weather preparedness.

The March 2021 Month in Review

Published 2021-04-16

March 2021 was characterized by above normal temperatures, but precipitation varied significantly and snowfall was nearly non-existent. The month began with heavy rainfall and flooding and also featured a mid-month severe weather event.

Monitor all the rain gauges in your area with our Rainfall Monitor!

Published 2021-04-15

The rainfall monitor combines a dynamic mapping interface with a county based sortable table of all available rain gauge information for each county in West Virginia, along with our southeast Ohio, northeast Kentucky and southwest Virginia counties.

Severe Thunderstorm and Heavy Rain Threats Overnight Through Sunday Morning

Published 2021-03-27

A warm front crosses from the south to north overnight, only to be intercepted by a cold front crossing from the west to east Sunday morning. These fronts will conspire to bring showers and thunderstorms northward overnight and then eastward Sunday morning. Accordingly, the Severe Thunderstorm and heavy rain threats move northward into the area toward dawn Sunday, and then eastward Sunday morning.

Ohio Severe Weather Awareness Week March 21-27

Published 2021-03-21

In a coordinated effort with the Ohio Committee for Severe Weather Awareness (OCSWA), Governor DeWine has proclaimed March 21-27 as Severe Weather Awareness Week and is encouraging all Ohioans to prepare themselves for spring and summer weather hazards and home emergencies.

Kentucky Statewide Tornado Drill - Tuesday at 10:15 am EDT

Published 2021-03-15

The Annual Kentucky Statewide Tornado Drill will be conducted Tuesday, March 16 at 10:15 AM EDT (9:15 AM CDT). This will be a great opportunity to practice your tornado safety plan, whether you are at home, school, or work

Virginia Severe Weather Preparedness Week March 15-19

Published 2021-03-15

Please join us in promoting severe weather safety during this year's "Severe Weather Preparedness Week". The National Weather Service asks emergency management, public safety officials, local media and Weather-Ready Nation Ambassadors to help join forces in improving the nation's readiness, responsiveness, and overall resilience against severe weather during the upcoming season.