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Severe weather possible across parts of Plains, Ohio Valley and mid-Atlantic to New England

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening across parts of the central and southern Plains, the Ohio Valley and the mid-Atlantic into New England. Damaging winds and large hail will be the main threats, with an isolated risk of tornadoes across parts of the central and southern Plains.
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Current conditions at

Washington DC, Washington-Dulles International Airport (KIAD)

Lat: 38.93°NLon: 77.45°WElev: 312ft.

Mostly Cloudy

86°F

30°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed SW 9 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1020.0 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index89°F (32°C)
Last update 27 May 1:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Fairfax VASimilar City Names

  • This
    Afternoon

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Sunday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. South wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm. Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 7am. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 86. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Fairfax VASimilar City Names
 38.85°N 77.29°W
1:38 pm EDT May 27, 2015
3pm EDT May 27, 2015-6pm EDT Jun 2, 2015
 
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