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Strong to severe thunderstorms with heavy rain to continue across the central and southern Plains

Periods of strong to severe thunderstorms will continue across a wide area of the central to southern Plains through Friday. Locally heavy rain can be expected over saturated ground, with areas of flooding and flash flooding. A few of the storms will also produce hail and strong gusty winds, with an isolated tornado or two possible.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Washington DC, Washington-Dulles International Airport (KIAD)

Lat: 38.93°NLon: 77.45°WElev: 312ft.

Mostly Cloudy

81°F

27°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed SE 8 mph
Barometer 30.18 in (1021.7 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 29 May 5:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Fairfax VASimilar City Names

  • Tonight

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Patchy Fog

    Patchy
    Fog

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Rain

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Rain

    High: 70 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 7 to 13 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 7 to 9 mph.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Southwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Fairfax VASimilar City Names
 38.85°N 77.29°W
4:39 pm EDT May 29, 2015
7pm EDT May 29, 2015-6pm EDT Jun 5, 2015
 
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