Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Current conditions at

Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport (KCHO)

Lat: 38.14°NLon: 78.46°WElev: 640ft.

Fair

59°F

15°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed W 3 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.4 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 May 3:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Charlottesville VA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A slight chance of showers before 5am.  Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 53. West wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 53 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 79. West wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Light west wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. South wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A slight chance of showers before 5am. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 53. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 79. West wind 3 to 6 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Light west wind.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61. South wind 3 to 5 mph.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Charlottesville VA
 38.03°N 78.48°W (Elev. 400 ft)
1:27 am EDT May 24, 2016
4am EDT May 24, 2016-6pm EDT May 30, 2016
 
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