Dangerous heat and humidity from the central U.S. to East Coast this weekend

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and eastern U.S. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and southern states. Be very cautious if you must do outdoor activities in these areas during the afternoon and evening this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport (KCHO)

Lat: 38.14°NLon: 78.46°WElev: 640ft.

Fair

88°F

31°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed E 5 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1015.6 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index93°F (34°C)
Last update 24 Jul 9:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Charlottesville VA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 102. Light and variable wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Hot

    High: 97 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 73 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Patchy fog before 11am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 99. Heat index values as high as 108. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 99 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 11pm and 5am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Light northwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 102. Light and variable wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 99. Heat index values as high as 108. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 11pm and 5am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Light northwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
Charlottesville VA
 38.05°N 78.48°W (Elev. 413 ft)
10:27 am EDT Jul 24, 2016
10am EDT Jul 24, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 30, 2016
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database