Active Weather Pattern To Persist Over The Eastern U.S Into The End Of The Week

A slow moving low pressure system will continue to bring periods of rainfall from the Middle Atlantic to the Northeast U.S over the next couple of days. Some of the rainfall could be locally heavy and present some flooding concerns over the Middle Atlantic Region on Thursday.
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Current conditions at

Washington/Dulles International Airport, DC (KIAD)

Lat: 38.93°NLon: 77.45°WElev: 312ft.

Overcast

60°F

16°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed E 6 mph
Barometer 29.64 in (1003.5 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 4 May 4:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Fairfax VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. East wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 59 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 50. East wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 50 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 61. North wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 61 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers.  Low around 50. North wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers.  High near 62. North wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 62 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 71.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 55 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. East wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 50. East wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 61. North wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers. Low around 50. North wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers. High near 62. North wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 71.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
Fairfax VA
 38.85°N 77.29°W (Elev. 400 ft)
4:27 pm EDT May 4, 2016
5pm EDT May 4, 2016-6pm EDT May 11, 2016
 
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