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Flash flooding possible for parts of Upper Midwest

A slow-moving weather system progressing from the northern Plains to the Great Lakes will bring excessive rainfall and a risk of flash flooding to portions of the Upper Midwest on Friday. The heaviest rainfall is expected from central Iowa northeastward across southeastern Minn. and into Wisc. Rainfall totals of 1-2 inches, with locally-higher amounts, are possible through Saturday morning.
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Fairfax VA

7 Day Forecast

This
Afternoon

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 82 °F

Tonight

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 63 °F

Saturday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 85 °F

Saturday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 70 °F

Sunday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 90 °F

Sunday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 73 °F

Labor
Day

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 89 °F

Monday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 71 °F

Tuesday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • This Afternoon Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Light east wind.
  • Tonight Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
  • Saturday Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 5 to 9 mph.
  • Saturday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 6 to 8 mph.
  • Sunday A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Sunday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
  • Labor Day A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Monday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.