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Much needed precipitation continues across the Southwest; central and eastern U.S. prepare for more winter weather

Widespread and much-needed precipitation across the Southwest will begin to spread into the Plains through Saturday. As the moisture encounters an Arctic airmass dropping down through the north-central U.S., moderate to heavy snow is expected to develop across the Midwest Saturday and then move into portions of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast on Sunday.
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Alexandria VA

7 Day Forecast

Tonight

Increasing Clouds

Increasing
Clouds

Low: 25 °F

Sunday

Chance Rain/Sleet Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Rain/Sleet

High: 41 °F

Sunday
Night

Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Rain/Snow

Low: 35 °F

Monday

Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Rain

High: 42 °F

Monday
Night

Blustery

Blustery

Low: 15 °F

Tuesday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 30 °F

Tuesday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 25 °F

Wednesday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 44 °F

Wednesday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 27 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Tonight Increasing clouds, with a low around 25. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
  • Sunday A chance of rain and sleet after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 41. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Sunday Night Rain and snow likely before 10pm, then rain. Low around 35. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
  • Monday Rain, mainly before 1pm. High near 42. Breezy, with a southwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming northwest 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
  • Monday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 15. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 30.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
  • Wednesday Partly sunny, with a high near 44.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
  • Thursday Partly sunny, with a high near 32.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.
  • Friday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
  • Saturday Partly sunny, with a high near 37.