Rain and thunderstorms are expected from the East Coast to the Southeast

Low pressure north of the Great Lakes and an associated frontal boundary will bring rain and thunderstorms to the Great Lakes and the East Coast from Cape Cod south through the Carolinas, Southeast to the Gulf Coast. Showers and thunderstorms will develop across parts of Arizona and the Desert Southwest in the afternoon through the evening. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Dulles International Airport, DC (KIAD)

Lat: 38.93°NLon: 77.45°WElev: 312ft.

Light Rain

64°F

18°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1014.1 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Last update 27 Sep 12:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Fairfax VA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Patchy fog after 2am. Low around 61. West wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers before 2pm.  Patchy fog before 11am.  Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 73 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Patchy fog after 11pm.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming east in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. East wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Patchy fog after 2am. Low around 61. West wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A chance of showers before 2pm. Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. East wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
Fairfax VA
 38.85°N 77.29°W (Elev. 400 ft)
10:28 pm EDT Sep 26, 2016
1am EDT Sep 27, 2016-6pm EDT Oct 3, 2016
 
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