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Severe weather and flooding rains possible on Memorial Day

Strong to severe storms will be possible Memorial Day from south Texas across the Plains into the Midwest. Isolated tornadoes, damaging winds and hail are all possible especially across eastern Texas. In addition, moderate to heavy rainfall is forecast from parts of Texas to the lower Miss. Valley increasing the flash and river flooding concerns, with an additional 1 to 2 inches of rain possible.
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Current conditions at

Washington DC, Washington-Dulles International Airport (KIAD)

Lat: 38.93°NLon: 77.45°WElev: 312ft.

Fair

64°F

18°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 30.20 in (1022.4 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 May 4:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Fairfax VA

  • Today

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Light south wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Fairfax VA
 38.85°N 77.29°W
4:39 am EDT May 26, 2015
6am EDT May 26, 2015-6pm EDT Jun 1, 2015
 
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