Wintry weather for Midwest, Ohio Valley; Bitter cold for Northeast

A bitterly cold airmass has invaded the eastern U.S this weekend bringing the coldest temperatures of the season. Gusty winds will combine with these cold temperatures to create dangerous wind chills well below zero in many parts of the Northeast. Meanwhile, a developing storm in the Plains will bring wintry precipitation to the Midwest and Ohio Valley on Sunday.
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Current conditions at

Washington/Dulles International Airport, DC (KIAD)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: -77.29°WElev: 312ft.

Partly Cloudy

21°F

-6°C

Humidity 34%
Wind Speed E 6 mph
Barometer 30.49 in (1032.9 mb)
Dewpoint -3°F (-19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill13°F (-11°C)
Last update 14 Feb 1:52 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Fairfax VA

Winter Storm Watch February 15, 01:00am until February 16, 10:00am
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Winter Storm Watch
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 23 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow likely after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 18. South wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Cloudy then
    Snow Likely

    Low: 18 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow before 1pm, then snow and sleet between 1pm and 4pm, then freezing rain likely after 4pm.  High near 31. South wind 6 to 8 mph becoming east in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  New snow and sleet accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow then
    Wintry Mix

    High: 31 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Freezing rain likely before midnight, then rain or freezing rain.  Low around 30. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.

    Freezing Rain
    Likely then
    Rain/Freezing
    Rain

    Low: 30 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain.  High near 50. Southeast wind 5 to 14 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain then
    Rain Likely

    High: 50 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain showers before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 33 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 47.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 47 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 40.

    Sunny

    High: 40 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Tonight
Snow likely after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 18. South wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
Snow before 1pm, then snow and sleet between 1pm and 4pm, then freezing rain likely after 4pm. High near 31. South wind 6 to 8 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. New snow and sleet accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Monday Night
Freezing rain likely before midnight, then rain or freezing rain. Low around 30. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Rain. High near 50. Southeast wind 5 to 14 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain showers before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 47.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 40.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 45.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.
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Point Forecast:
Fairfax VA
 38.85°N 77.29°W (Elev. 400 ft)
12:34 pm EST Feb 14, 2016
2pm EST Feb 14, 2016-6pm EST Feb 20, 2016
 
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