Excessive Heat Continues today for Portions of Central and Eastern U.S.; Change in Weather Pattern this Week

Dangerous heat and humidity continues today from portions of the Plains to the East Coast. A cold front will bring lower temperatures, and potential for strong to severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and heavy rain that could produce flash flooding to the Central and Eastern U.S. through early this week. High pressure shifts West this week with building heat and monsoonal moisture. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport (KCHO)

Lat: 38.14°NLon: 78.46°WElev: 640ft.

Fair

80°F

27°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1012.0 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 21 Jul 8:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Charlottesville VA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Light southwest wind increasing to 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 91 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 69. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 80. North wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 86.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Light southwest wind increasing to 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 69. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 80. North wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 86.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 88.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 89.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
Charlottesville VA
 38.03°N 78.48°W (Elev. 400 ft)
7:31 pm EDT Jul 21, 2019
9pm EDT Jul 21, 2019-6pm EDT Jul 28, 2019
 
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