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Very heavy rainfall and flooding possible in central and southern U.S. on Tuesday and Wednesday

A slow-moving front will bring multiple waves of heavy rain across a swath of the central and southern U.S., from Texas up to Michigan on Tuesday and into Wednesday. Parts of the ArkLaTex region could see 5 to 7 inches of rain on Wednesday. Freezing rain will also be possible in the Upper Midwest over next couple days, with snow in the Northern Plains and Upper Great Lakes on Tuesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Dulles International Airport, DC (KIAD)

Lat: 38.93°NLon: 77.45°WElev: 312ft.

Mostly Cloudy

62°F

17°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed S 12 mph
Barometer 30.36 in (1028.0 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Feb 10:52 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Fairfax VA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. South wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy drizzle after 4am.  Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. South wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Drizzle and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Patchy drizzle and fog before 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Southwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Patchy
    Drizzle and
    Patchy Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 50 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 53. North wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 53 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 38 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 52. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 52 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. South wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Tonight
Patchy drizzle after 4am. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. South wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday
Patchy drizzle and fog before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Southwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 53. North wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 52. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
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Point Forecast:
Fairfax VA
 38.85°N 77.32°W (Elev. 413 ft)
10:21 am EST Feb 20, 2018
11am EST Feb 20, 2018-6pm EST Feb 26, 2018
 
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