Heavy rain and isolated severe storms in portions of the West. Severe Weather Possible in the Plains Saturday.

A storm system will bring rain and thunderstorms to much of the Intermountain West and northern High Plains. A few severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds are possible from northeast California to Wyoming. Heavy rain could lead to flash flooding in some of the western states. Severe weather will be possible in the Plains Saturday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport (KCHO)

Lat: 38.14°NLon: 78.46°WElev: 640ft.

Light Rain

53°F

12°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.71 in (1005.7 mb)
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 May 8:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Charlottesville VA

  • Today

    Today: Rain before 2pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 2pm.  High near 61. North wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers

    High: 61 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 48. West wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. 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 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Northwest wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 73 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers before 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers after 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 75 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers.  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 2pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 2pm. High near 61. North wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 48. West wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Northwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers before 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers after 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. 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 30%.
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
 38.05°N 78.48°W (Elev. 413 ft)
8:38 am EDT May 6, 2016
9am EDT May 6, 2016-6pm EDT May 12, 2016
 
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