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

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and heavy rain in portions of lower-mid Mississippi River Valley and Gulf Coast region on Saturday. Very large hail, locally damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and flash flooding are possible in this area. Some of the flooding could be significant in portions of Louisiana, Mississippi and southeast Arkansas.
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Current conditions at

Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport (KCHO)

Lat: 38.14°NLon: 78.46°WElev: 640ft.

Overcast

57°F

14°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 30.18 in (1021.7 mb)
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 30 Apr 1:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSE Charlottesville VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Rain likely, mainly after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 59. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely

    High: 59 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain.  Patchy fog after 8pm. Low around 52. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 52 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain likely before 11am, then a chance of showers between 11am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 2pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 72. Southeast wind 6 to 9 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 72 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southwest wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 61 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, mainly before 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. West wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 79 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 68 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Rain likely, mainly after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 59. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Rain. Patchy fog after 8pm. Low around 52. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Rain likely before 11am, then a chance of showers between 11am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Patchy fog before 2pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 72. Southeast wind 6 to 9 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers, mainly before 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. West wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSE Charlottesville VA
 38°N 78.45°W (Elev. 620 ft)
1:27 pm EDT Apr 30, 2016
2pm EDT Apr 30, 2016-6pm EDT May 6, 2016
 
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