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.

Fair

88°F

31°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.99 in (1014.8 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index95°F (35°C)
Last update 12 Aug 4:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Charlottesville VA

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

    NOW until
    11:00pm Wed

    Flash Flood Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 89. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 72. Light north 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: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 71. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. 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%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  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 8pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 89. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 72. Light north wind. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 71. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. 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%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Charlottesville VA
 38.03°N 78.48°W (Elev. 400 ft)
4:49 pm EDT Aug 12, 2020
5pm EDT Aug 12, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 19, 2020
 
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