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Severe weather possible for parts of Mid-Atlantic Friday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe weather Friday afternoon and evening. Scattered strong to severe storms are expected to develop across southeast Virginia and eastern North Carolina. The main threats will be damaging winds and large hail. By Saturday, attention will turn to the central U.S. where a much more significant episode of severe weather is forecast.
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Fairfax VA

7 Day Forecast

Baltimore, MD/Washington, D.C.

NWS Weather Forecast Office

Overnight

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 40 °F

Friday

Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Showers

High: 65 °F

Friday
Night

Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Showers

Low: 51 °F

Saturday

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Showers

High: 74 °F

Saturday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 47 °F

Sunday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 64 °F

Sunday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 45 °F

Monday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 63 °F

Monday
Night

Chance Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Rain

Low: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
  • Friday Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 5pm. High near 65. Southeast wind 7 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Friday Night Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 2am. Low around 51. Breezy, with a southwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming northwest 17 to 22 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Saturday A chance of showers after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. West wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. North wind 7 to 9 mph.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
  • Monday Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
  • Monday Night A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Tuesday Rain. High near 56. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
  • Tuesday Night Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
  • Wednesday Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 57. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
  • Wednesday Night Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
  • Thursday A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

 

Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for Fairfax, VA