Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains to the Gulf Coast and lower Miss. Valley on Friday. Large hail, locally damaging winds and flash flooding will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Saturday.
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Current conditions at

Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport (KCHO)

Lat: 38.14°NLon: 78.46°WElev: 640ft.

Fog/Mist

50°F

10°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed NE 3 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.2 mb)
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Last update 29 Apr 4:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Charlottesville VA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Occasional drizzle with a chance of showers.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 51. Light northeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Drizzle and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 51 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Occasional drizzle with a chance of showers before 10am.  Patchy fog before noon.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Light and variable wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Drizzle and
    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 66 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of showers before midnight, then patchy drizzle after midnight.  Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Patchy
    Drizzle and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 52 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of rain, mainly after 11am.  Patchy fog before 11am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 65. East wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 65 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain.  Low around 53. East wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    Low: 53 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 57 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Occasional drizzle with a chance of showers. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 51. Light northeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Occasional drizzle with a chance of showers before 10am. Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Light and variable wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers before midnight, then patchy drizzle after midnight. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A chance of rain, mainly after 11am. Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 65. East wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
Rain. Low around 53. East wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Charlottesville VA
 38.03°N 78.48°W (Elev. 400 ft)
4:27 am EDT Apr 29, 2016
5am EDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm EDT May 5, 2016
 
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