Heavy Rain and Strong-to-Severe Thunderstorms from the Central Miss. Valley to the Mid-Atlantic

A slow-moving weather system in the eastern U.S. will focus showers and thunderstorms from the mid-Mississippi River Valley to the Mid-Atlantic on Thursday. Abundant moisture will allow occasionally heavy rainfall. Flash Flood Watches are in effect in these areas. Severe thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts and large hail will also be possible in this same area. Read More >

Current conditions at

Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport (KCHO)

Lat: 38.14°NLon: 78.46°WElev: 640ft.

Light Rain

81°F

27°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed N 9 mph
Barometer 29.82 in (1009.1 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 28 Jul 7:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Charlottesville VA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
Charlottesville VA
 38.03°N 78.48°W (Elev. 400 ft)
7:27 pm EDT Jul 28, 2016
8pm EDT Jul 28, 2016-6pm EDT Aug 4, 2016
 
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