Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Washington/Dulles International Airport, DC (KIAD)

Lat: 38.93°NLon: 77.45°WElev: 312ft.

Mostly Cloudy

81°F

27°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.3 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 26 May 7:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Fairfax VA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind around 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. South wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind around 7 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 6 to 9 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. South wind 5 to 7 mph.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Fairfax VA
 38.85°N 77.32°W (Elev. 413 ft)
8:30 pm EDT May 26, 2016
8pm EDT May 26, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 2, 2016
 
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