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Arctic Air Plunges into the Great Lakes, Northeast and Mid-Atlantic

Arctic air dropping through the northern and eastern U.S. and a storm off the east coast will bring periods of snow, very cold wind chills and hazardous traveling conditions from the Upper Great Lakes to the Northeast. Meanwhile in southern California, Santa Ana winds will decrease but hot, dry air will remain over the area with elevated fire weather conditions. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Washington/Dulles International Airport, DC (KIAD)

Lat: 38.93°NLon: 77.45°WElev: 312ft.

A Few Clouds

20°F

-7°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed W 18 G 31 mph
Barometer 29.80 in (1009.3 mb)
Dewpoint -1°F (-18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill5°F (-15°C)
Last update 13 Dec 4:52 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Fairfax VA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 35. Breezy, with a west wind 11 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 35 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of snow between 10pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. South wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 27 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 36 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 41 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 27 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 45 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 35. Breezy, with a west wind 11 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of snow between 10pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. South wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Friday
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 27.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 51.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
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Point Forecast:
Fairfax VA
 38.85°N 77.32°W (Elev. 413 ft)
3:27 am EST Dec 13, 2017
5am EST Dec 13, 2017-6pm EST Dec 19, 2017
 
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