Heat Will Continue in the Southeast and Portions of the West

A very hot and humid airmass will persist over portions of the southeast. Afternoon high temperatures in these areas are forecast to reach 95 to 100 degrees with heat index values ranging from 100 to 110 degrees. Hot temperatures are also expected over portions of the west. A few severe thunderstorms will be possible over the Plains and the Middle Atlantic with heavy rain potential in the south. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport (KCHO)

Lat: 38.14°NLon: 78.46°WElev: 640ft.

Fair

84°F

29°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1012.9 mb)
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index92°F (33°C)
Last update 27 Jul 4:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Charlottesville VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 102. Southeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 96 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 101. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 92 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Light and variable wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 102. Southeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 101. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Light and variable wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
Charlottesville VA
 38.03°N 78.48°W (Elev. 400 ft)
4:27 pm EDT Jul 27, 2016
5pm EDT Jul 27, 2016-6pm EDT Aug 3, 2016
 
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