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Very Cold with Snow and Ice Across the Central & Eastern States; Turning Unsettled in the Northwest

Well below normal temperatures, bitterly cold wind chills, and another round of snow and ice will impact the central and eastern U.S. through at least Tuesday. Wintry precipitation will extend as far south as Texas and Louisiana. Meanwhile, rain and wind will return to the Pacific Northwest, with locally heavy precipitation by mid-week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Dulles International Airport, DC (KIAD)

Lat: 38.93°NLon: 77.45°WElev: 312ft.

Mostly Cloudy

35°F

2°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed Vrbl 6 mph
Barometer 30.40 in (1029.8 mb)
Dewpoint 24°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill30°F (-1°C)
Last update 16 Jan 12:52 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Potomac MD

Winter Weather Advisory January 16, 09:00pm until January 17, 09:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Cloudy, with a high near 39. Southeast wind around 6 mph.

    Cloudy

    High: 39 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow, mainly after midnight.  Low around 24. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 6 to 11 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow

    Low: 24 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of snow before noon.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 27. Northwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 27 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 18. Northwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 18 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 40. West wind 8 to 11 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 24.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 24 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 46.

    Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 27.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 27 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 52.

    Sunny

    High: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Cloudy, with a high near 39. Southeast wind around 6 mph.
Tonight
Snow, mainly after midnight. Low around 24. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 6 to 11 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Wednesday
A chance of snow before noon. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 27. Northwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 18. Northwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 40. West wind 8 to 11 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 24.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 46.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 27.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 52.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Potomac MD
 39.02°N 77.2°W (Elev. 381 ft)
11:06 am EST Jan 16, 2018
1pm EST Jan 16, 2018-6pm EST Jan 22, 2018
 
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