Widespread Summer Heat; Enhanced Severe Weather

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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport (KCHO)

Lat: 38.14°NLon: 78.46°WElev: 640ft.

Fog/Mist

71°F

22°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.08 in (1017.7 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 2.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 5:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Charlottesville VA

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 100. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 100. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 93 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Southwest wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 100. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 100. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Monday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Charlottesville VA
 38.03°N 78.48°W (Elev. 400 ft)
4:30 am EDT Aug 20, 2019
5am EDT Aug 20, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 26, 2019
 
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