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Heavy rain could bring flash flooding to parts of southern Plains

Showers and thunderstorms associated with a slow-moving frontal system will bring heavy rainfall to parts of the southern Plains and mid-Mississippi Valley, which could result in flash flooding. The heaviest rainfall is expected across parts of northern Texas and southern Oklahoma. Some locations could see rainfall rates of up to 2 inches per hour.
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Current conditions at

Washington DC, Washington-Dulles International Airport (KIAD)

Lat: 38.93°NLon: 77.45°WElev: 312ft.

A Few Clouds

82°F

28°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.1 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 7 Jul 7:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Fairfax VA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind around 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 4pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 5 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 89. West wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Patchy Fog
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and 3am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. West wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers before 9am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind around 8 mph.
Wednesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 4pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 5 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 89. West wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and 3am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. West wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A slight chance of showers before 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Fairfax VA
 38.85°N 77.29°W (Elev. 400 ft)
7:38 pm EDT Jul 7, 2015
8pm EDT Jul 7, 2015-6pm EDT Jul 14, 2015
 
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