Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Washington/Dulles International Airport, DC (KIAD)

Lat: 38.93°NLon: 77.45°WElev: 312ft.

Mostly Cloudy

67°F

19°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed W 3 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1020.2 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 May 7:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Fairfax VA

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 86. South wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Sunny then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Patchy Fog
    then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 86. South wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 7 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 6 to 9 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Fairfax VA
 38.85°N 77.29°W (Elev. 400 ft)
7:27 am EDT May 26, 2016
8am EDT May 26, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 1, 2016
 
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