Severe Thunderstorms in the Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat in the Central U.S.

Severe thunderstorms, capable of severe wind (locally exceeding hurricane force), very large hail, flash flooding, and a few tornadoes, are possible late this afternoon into tonight across portions of the of the Upper Midwest into the southern Great Lakes. Excessive heat covers much of the central third of the country and is expected to persist into the weekend over the south-central states. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport (KCHO)

Lat: 38.14°NLon: 78.46°WElev: 640ft.

Fair

87°F

31°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed SE 3 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1013.7 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index89°F (32°C)
Last update 28 Jul 7:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport VA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Some of the storms could produce small hail and gusty winds.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 69. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm.  Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. West wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming north 5 to 8 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Some of the storms could produce small hail and gusty winds. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 69. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. West wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming north 5 to 8 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 86.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport VA
 38.14°N 78.46°W (Elev. 587 ft)
7:32 pm EDT Jul 28, 2021
8pm EDT Jul 28, 2021-6pm EDT Aug 4, 2021
 
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