Hot temperatures are predicted today. The forecast calls for it to be a warm 80 degrees. We’ll see a low temperature of 67 degrees today. Periods of thunderstorms are expected today. There is a 43% chance of rain in the forecast. Check the radar before you head outside, and don’t forget an umbrella. Today’s UV index is high. Be careful outside, especially during late morning through mid-afternoon. If your shadow is shorter than you, seek shade and wear protective clothing and generously apply sunscreen on exposed skin. The Charlottesville area should see a light breeze, with forecast showing winds from the South, clocking in at 11 mph. This report is created automatically with weather data provided by TownNews.com. Stay in the know. Visit dailyprogress.com for local news and weather.