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Severe Storms; Fire Danger; and Strong Pacific Storms

More strong storms on tap for the Pacific Northwest this weekend. Heavy rains could produce flooding and mudslides. Saturday, a cold front moving into the central U.S. will bring potential for severe thunderstorms containing damaging winds, large hail, and isolated tornadoes; and localized flooding potential. Dry winds in southwestern California will keep fire weather threats high. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Dulles International Airport, DC (KIAD)

Lat: 38.93°NLon: 77.45°WElev: 312ft.

Fair

48°F

9°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.27 in (1025.0 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Oct 12:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Fairfax VA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Clear, with a low around 48. Calm wind.

    Clear

    Low: 48 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 75. Light and variable wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 52 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers.  High near 72. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Clear, with a low around 48. Calm wind.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 75. Light and variable wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind 3 to 7 mph.
Monday
A slight chance of showers after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
Showers likely, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Showers. High near 72. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 43.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
Fairfax VA
 38.85°N 77.32°W (Elev. 413 ft)
12:49 am EDT Oct 21, 2017
1am EDT Oct 21, 2017-6pm EDT Oct 27, 2017
 
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