Dangerous Heat Building in the South; Severe Storms From Plains To MS Valley

Intensifying high pressure is producing dangerous heat and humidity in the south-central U.S. with heat indexes possibly exceeding 110. Triple digit heat will also continue for some western areas. Elsewhere, a front moving through the central U.S. may produce severe thunderstorms and heavy rainfall in parts of the Plains and MS Valley through Friday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport (KCHO)

Lat: 38.14°NLon: 78.46°WElev: 640ft.

A Few Clouds

82°F

28°C

Humidity 44%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1019.2 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 20 Jul 11:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Charlottesville VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Southeast wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain likely before noon, then a chance of showers after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 78. Northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 65. East wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am.  Cloudy, with a high near 81. East wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9pm and 3am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  High near 82. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then showers likely.  Low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am.  Cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Southeast wind 6 to 9 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Rain likely before noon, then a chance of showers after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 78. Northeast wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 65. East wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 81. East wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9pm and 3am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms after 9am. High near 82. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then showers likely. Low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Charlottesville VA
 38.03°N 78.48°W (Elev. 400 ft)
10:43 am EDT Jul 20, 2018
12pm EDT Jul 20, 2018-6pm EDT Jul 26, 2018
 
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