Heavy rain threat continues through Saturday from the Ohio Valley to the Mid-Atlantic and the Northeast. Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible over the Southwest and Rockies.

Widespread showers and thunderstorms will continue over much of the Mid-Atlantic, Northeast and the Ohio valley through the weekend. The central Appalachians and the lower Great Lakes/Ohio valley will likely have the higher rainfall amounts. Showers and thunderstorms will be possible this weekend as well from the desert southwest/southern Rockies northward to the northern Rockies and High Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Washington/Dulles International Airport, DC (KIAD)

Lat: 38.93°NLon: 77.45°WElev: 312ft.

Overcast

64°F

18°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed NE 6 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1018.8 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Last update 1 Oct 2:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Fairfax VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 66. Northeast wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 66 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers between midnight and 2am.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 61. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Patchy fog before 11am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 75. Light and variable wind.

    Patchy Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 66. Northeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers between midnight and 2am. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 61. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 75. Light and variable wind.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
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Point Forecast:
Fairfax VA
 38.85°N 77.29°W (Elev. 400 ft)
2:44 pm EDT Oct 1, 2016
3pm EDT Oct 1, 2016-6pm EDT Oct 8, 2016
 
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