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Lake Effect Snow Warnings are in effect for the Great Lakes with 2 to 3 feet storm total snow possible. Arctic Air extends across much of the U.S. with breezy winds and temperatures 15-35 degrees below normal in the Northern Plains. Out west, heavy mountain snow and some low elevation snow and freezing rain forecast as a warmer weather system interacts with the Arctic airmass. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Dulles International Airport, DC (KIAD)

Lat: 38.93°NLon: 77.45°WElev: 312ft.

A Few Clouds

39°F

4°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1018.3 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 7 Dec 5:52 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Fairfax VA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 35. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 35 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 46. Light northwest wind becoming west 6 to 11 mph in the morning.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 46 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 27. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 27 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 39. Northwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 25. West wind 7 to 13 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 25 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 38.

    Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 41 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain and snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 35 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 35. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 46. Light northwest wind becoming west 6 to 11 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 27. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 39. Northwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 25. West wind 7 to 13 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 38.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Rain and snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Fairfax VA
 38.85°N 77.29°W (Elev. 400 ft)
5:04 pm EST Dec 7, 2016
6pm EST Dec 7, 2016-6pm EST Dec 14, 2016
 
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