Flash Flood Risk in the Mid-Atlantic; Storms in the High Plains; Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West

Heavy rain and thunderstorms will pose a flash flood risk for the Mid-Atlantic. Severe thunderstorms are possible through Friday from the northern and central Plains to the Upper Midwest. Elevated and critical fire weather conditions with isolated dry thunderstorm potential across a large part of the West. Above average temperatures are expected in the Southern Plains and Northeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport (KCHO)

Lat: 38.14°NLon: 78.46°WElev: 640ft.

Light Rain

77°F

25°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.04 in (1016.6 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 12 Aug 7:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Charlottesville VA

Flash Flood Watch until August 12, 11:00pm
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    Flash Flood Watch until August 12, 11:00pm

    NOW until
    11:00pm Wed

    Flash Flood Watch

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 72. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9am and 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 9pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 71. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. North wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 71. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 71 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 9am and 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely between 9pm and 3am, then a chance of showers after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 72. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9am and 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 9pm. Cloudy, with a low around 71. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. North wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9pm. Cloudy, with a low around 71. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 9am and 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely between 9pm and 3am, then a chance of showers after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Charlottesville VA
 38.03°N 78.48°W (Elev. 400 ft)
7:42 pm EDT Aug 12, 2020
8pm EDT Aug 12, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 19, 2020
 
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