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Major nor'easter expected to bring heavy snow, blizzard conditions to Northeast

A storm system off the East Coast will continue to strengthen as it develops into a major nor'easter on Monday. As the storm moves up the coast, it is expected to bring snowfall of 1-3 feet or more to many parts of the Northeast through Tuesday evening, including New York City and Boston. Strong, gusty winds will combine with the snow to create blizzard conditions along and near the coast.
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Fairfax VA

7 Day Forecast

Late
Afternoon

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Snow

High: 37 °F

Tonight

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Snow

Low: 28 °F

Tuesday

Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Snow
Likely

High: 35 °F

Tuesday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 19 °F

Wednesday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 33 °F

Wednesday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 19 °F

Thursday

Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Rain/Snow

High: 38 °F

Thursday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 31 °F

Friday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Late Afternoon Snow. High near 37. North wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
  • Tonight Snow. Low around 28. North wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
  • Tuesday Snow showers likely, mainly before 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 35. Northwest wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. Northwest wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
  • Wednesday Sunny, with a high near 33. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
  • Thursday A chance of rain and snow after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Thursday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.
  • Friday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 18.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.
  • Saturday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
  • Sunday A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Sunday Night A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Monday Partly sunny, with a high near 25.