Weather Update: Breezy, Moisture-Loaded Storms, Falling Temperatures Later Today

WOAY-TV (Oak Hill, WV): A warm afternoon will be followed by storms producing breezy wind and heavy rain this evening.

Chief Meteorologist Chad Merrill has the latest:


NOON-7:30 PM: Temperatures warming into the low 60s, with the Greenbrier Valley rapidly recovering from the upper 40s to the upper 50s. A few peaks of sun are likely around 3-4 p.m. Southwest breeze increases to 15 mph with gusts to 25-30 mph.

7:30 PM-MIDNIGHT: Thunderstorms will push through with loud thunder and wind gusts reaching 30-40 mph along the leading edge of the storms. A few small limbs will come down and a handful of homes will lose power for a short time.

Moderate to heavy rain will continue until about 11 PM before rain tapers off. Ponding of water on streets is likely. Widespread flooding is not anticipated. Rain amounts of 0.25-0.40″ expected in a short time.

Temperatures will rapidly drop from the upper 50s to the 40s when the storms move through.


FRIDAY: Mostly cloudy and cooler than today.

SATURDAY: Snow showers with 1-2″ above 3,000 feet in eastern Fayette and Raleigh and western Greenbrier and Pocahontas County. The remainder of the region will see a dusting in the shaded and north-facing spots.

NEXT WEEK: Record highs are likely to be shattered Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Best chance of a shower or storm is late Tuesday.


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