Not a Total Washout

Scattered Weekend Rain
Published: Aug. 6, 2022 at 1:00 AM EDT|Updated: Aug. 6, 2022 at 4:50 PM EDT
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - The first weekend of August will not be a total washout. However, isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms will form in the high relative humidity. Mainly during the afternoon and evening hours today and Sunday. Otherwise, mostly cloudy to some sun Saturday. More breaks of sun Sunday.

Any thunderstorm will pose a localized damaging wind, flood and frequent lightning risk. The storm coverage will be a lot less today than Friday.

Another higher chance for thunderstorms will be during the middle of next week.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy to partly sunny. Scattered shower and downpour developing. Highs in the humid 80s to 90°.

Saturday night: Isolated evening shower/storm around. Partly cloudy, patchy fog late. Mild and muggy. Lows in the upper 60s to lower 70s.

Sunday: Mostly to partly sunny. Hot and humid. Spotty afternoon shower, downpour and thunderstorm forming. High temperatures in the mid 80s to lower 90s.

Sunday night: Stray rain risk in the evening. Partly cloudy, warm and muggy. Patchy fog late. Lows mid 60s to lower 70s.

Monday: Partly sunny and steamy. A few, mainly afternoon pop-up type showers and thunderstorms. Highs 85 to 90 degrees.

Monday night: Spotty evening shower/storm. Mostly to partly cloudy. Lows in the stuffy mid 60s to lower 70s. Patchy fog.

Tuesday: Partly sunny, hazy and tropical with a shower and thunderstorm around. Highs near 90 degrees. Lows lower 70s.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy with a better chance for showers and thunderstorms. Highs mid to upper 80s. Lows near 70.

Thursday: Partly sunny. Showers and thunderstorms developing. Highs mid 80s. Lows mid 60s to 70 degrees.

Friday: Mostly to partly sunny. Drier at this time. High in the mid 80s. Lows in the 60s.

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