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Radar: Charleston WV
38.30 N - 81.72W
Period: 1980 - 2006      Range: 124 nm

Database Overview
All reports in the domain All severe weather reports during the period are plotted. Blue dots represent damaging wind, green dots represent large hail, and red dots represent tornadoes. [Click to enlarge]
  All Rpts Sig Rpts Avg Days
Hail
3884
112 28
Wind
7878
214 45
Tornadoes
252
40 6
Total
12014
366 53
Significant severe reports Significant severe weather reports during the period are plotted. Only tornadoes F2 or stronger, wind gusts of 65 knots or stronger, and hail of 2" diameter or larger are plotted. [Click to enlarge]
Category
Rank*
Freq/mi2
Any Severe
57
1:109
Sig Severe
N/A
1:3,563
Tornadoes
N/A
1:5,176
F2+ Torn
N/A
1:32,606
* Compared to 141 national radar coverage areas studied.

Annual Report Information
Annual severe weather reports
Plot of annual severe weather reports in the search area. The dashed magenta line denotes a 5 year running average of all reports.

20 year report increase: 605%
10 year report increase: 59%
5 year report increase: 61%

See annual table below

Daily Report Information
Annual severe weather reports
Plot of daily severe weather reports in the search area. Lines denote a 7 day running mean.

Maximum daily value:
4.5 on 08 Jul

Primary Season:
Apr 05 - Aug 28

See monthly table below

Hourly Report Information
Annual severe weather reports
Plot of hourly severe weather reports in the search area. Values are in percent of total, and have been rounded to the nearest hour (UTC).

Maximum hourly value:
13% at 22 UTC

See hourly table below

Climatological Threat Potential
Threat
Avg Prob of Occurrence
Return Interval
Natl Rank
Any Tornado
0.004%
22868 yrs
N/A
F2+ Tornado
0.003%
39159 yrs
N/A
This table represents the average annual probability and return interval of each event for any point within the search domain.

Read details of computational method

Annual Totals
Year
Hail
Wind
Tornado
Total
 
Rpt
Days
Rpt
Days
Rpt
Days
Rpt
Days
1980
63
19
127
28
19
11
101
33
1981
13
9
41
17
11
6
35
25
1982
36
14
81
24
9
5
54
27
1983
53
19
185
44
6
5
65
47
1984
31
13
63
23
3
3
37
28
1985
37
10
47
22
5
4
47
27
1986
34
17
106
34
12
8
58
43
1987
11
7
74
33
3
3
17
37
1988
34
12
54
26
0
0
34
32
1989
45
11
161
41
6
4
57
42
1990
63
22
184
48
23
15
109
53
1991
41
14
234
43
2
2
45
44
1992
55
14
135
39
4
4
63
43
1993
90
26
386
55
21
8
132
62
1994
167
33
270
49
5
2
177
58
1995
196
39
374
53
5
3
206
64
1996
230
38
431
63
15
9
260
74
1997
114
32
373
46
11
6
136
57
1998
406
55
544
56
19
9
444
72
1999
163
33
338
47
7
3
177
53
2000
193
33
624
60
16
10
225
65
2001
177
37
483
45
6
5
189
55
2002
447
51
403
68
7
6
461
80
2003
304
57
536
61
4
4
312
81
2004
259
41
547
59
17
8
293
67
2005
202
40
436
57
5
4
212
64
2006
420
59
641
77
11
5
442
88
AVG
144
28
292
45
9
6
445
53


Violent Tornadoes
Date
F
Deaths
Injuries

Monthly Averages
Month
Hail
Wind
Torn
Total
Jan
2
3
0
5
Feb
2
3
0
5
Mar
4
5
1
10
Apr
24
24
1
48
May
41
44
2
88
Jun
31
69
3
103
Jul
21
77
1
99
Aug
10
42
1
53
Sep
4
8
1
13
Oct
1
3
0
4
Nov
2
10
0
13
Dec
1
0
0
1

Hourly Averages
UTC
Hail
Wind
Torn
Total
00
369
783
30
1182
01
229
602
18
849
02
141
465
9
615
03
96
316
5
417
04
46
225
3
274
05
66
180
5
251
06
32
120
8
160
07
41
102
1
144
08
16
73
1
90
09
16
63
1
80
10
18
52
3
73
11
14
43
0
57
12
15
41
2
58
13
8
47
2
57
14
7
40
0
47
15
18
53
1
72
16
58
105
2
165
17
104
183
5
292
18
225
317
10
552
19
385
558
14
957
20
465
722
18
1205
21
556
892
27
1475
22
506
991
54
1551
23
453
905
33
1391

Click Here for tabular data (F2+ tornadoes).
Page Updated: Saturday 10-27-2007
If you have comments regarding this information, contact John Hart of the Storm Prediction Center.
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