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Winter storm will bring variety of hazards to parts of southern, eastern U.S.

A cold front moving across the eastern U.S. will bring a variety of weather hazards from the southern Plains to New England on Wednesday. Rain is expected from Texas across parts of the Southeast and into the mid-Atlantic, with freezing rain possible along a band behind the cold front, which will move southeastward as the day progresses. Snow is expected from the southern Rockies to New England.
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Fairfax VA

7 Day Forecast

This
Afternoon

Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Rain

High: 45 °F

Tonight

Snow/Sleet Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Snow/Sleet

Low: 30 °F

Thursday

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Snow

High: 31 °F

Thursday
Night

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Snow

Low: 8 °F

Friday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 28 °F

Friday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 10 °F

Saturday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 41 °F

Saturday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 25 °F

Sunday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • This Afternoon Occasional rain. High near 45. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
  • Tonight Rain before 1am, then rain and sleet between 1am and 4am, then snow and sleet after 4am. Low around 30. North wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Thursday Snow. High near 31. North wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.
  • Thursday Night A slight chance of snow before 9pm. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as -3. North wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon.
  • Friday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.
  • Saturday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
  • Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.