Heavy rain and isolated severe storms in portions of the West

A storm system will bring rain and thunderstorms to much of the Intermountain West and northern High Plains on Friday. Isolated severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds are possible from northeast California to Wyoming. Heavy rain could lead to flash flooding, especially in the mountains of Wyoming.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport (KCHO)

Lat: 38.14°NLon: 78.46°WElev: 640ft.

Light Rain

51°F

11°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.67 in (1004.5 mb)
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 6 May 5:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Charlottesville VA

  • Today

    Today: Rain before noon, then showers between noon and 3pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm.  High near 61. North wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 61 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers between 9pm and 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 48. West wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Northwest wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers, mainly after 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, mainly before 9am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers after 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 75.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers after 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Rain before noon, then showers between noon and 3pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. High near 61. North wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers between 9pm and 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 48. West wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Northwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers, mainly after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, mainly before 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers after 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
Monday Night
A chance of showers after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. 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 May 6, 2016
6am EDT May 6, 2016-6pm EDT May 12, 2016
 
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