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2021 WRN Ambassador of Excellence - Clay County, WV CERT

Published 2021-09-20

NWS Charleston, WV would like to recognize the Clay County, WV CERT Team and Executive Director Aiden Taylor as a WRN Ambassador of Excellence for 2021!

Want to know how much rain fell? Check out our Rainfall Monitor!

Published 2021-09-05

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.

Monitor river levels and forecast from our Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service webpage

Published 2021-09-01

New “Destructive” Severe Thunderstorm Warning category to trigger Wireless Emergency Alerts on mobile phones

Published 2021-07-23

Starting August 2, the National Weather Service will better convey the severity and potential impacts from thunderstorm winds and hail by adding a “damage threat” tag to Severe Thunderstorm Warnings, similar to our Tornado and Flash Flood Warnings.

Live Virtual Weather Spotter Class - Wednesday June 30 at 5 pm. Click here to register.

Published 2021-06-29

Heading to the beach? Know BEFORE you enter the water what rip currents are and how to escape them!

Published 2021-06-29

Rip currents are channelized currents of water flowing away from shore at surf beaches. Typically, they form at breaks in sandbars, and also near structures, such as jetties and piers, as well as cliffs that jut into the water. Rip currents are common and can be found on most surf beaches, including the Great Lakes and Gulf of Mexico.

The May 2021 Month in Review

Published 2021-06-22

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.