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Severe weather possible across parts of southern U.S.

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon and evening from Texas across the Southeast to the Atlantic coast. The area at greatest risk are from northern Texas and southern Oklahoma across Arkansas and into northern Mississippi and central Alabama. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

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Fair

59°F

15°C

Humidity 32%
Wind Speed S 17 mph
Barometer 29.83 in (1010.0 mb)
Dewpoint 29°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update on 31 Mar 10:52 am EDT

Current conditions at

Washington DC, Washington-Dulles International Airport (KIAD)

Lat: 38.93°N Lon: 77.45°W Elev: 312ft.

Fairfax VA

7 Day Forecast

  • This
    Afternoon

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 63 °F

  • Tonight

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 35 °F

  • Wednesday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 37 °F

  • Thursday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

  • Friday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 48 °F

  • Saturday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 63. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Northwest wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 55. Northwest wind around 8 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37. Light and variable wind.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 69. Light south wind increasing to 12 to 17 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday
Showers likely, mainly after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 36.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: Fairfax VA
 38.85°N 77.32°W
Last Update: 10:37 am EDT Mar 31, 2015
Forecast Valid: 12pm EDT Mar 31, 2015-6pm EDT Apr 6, 2015
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