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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Dulles International Airport, DC (KIAD)

Lat: 38.93°NLon: 77.45°WElev: 312ft.

Fair

29°F

-2°C

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.53 in (1034.0 mb)
Dewpoint 9°F (-13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Mar 3:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Fairfax VA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 48. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of rain before 2pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 61. South wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 61 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 73 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 65 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 51 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 48. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of rain before 2pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 61. South wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Sunday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
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Point Forecast:
Fairfax VA
 38.85°N 77.32°W (Elev. 413 ft)
1:50 am EDT Mar 23, 2017
4am EDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm EDT Mar 29, 2017
 
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