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Much needed precipitation continues across the Southwest; central and eastern U.S. prepare for more winter weather

Widespread and much-needed precipitation across the Southwest will begin to spread into the Plains through Saturday. As the moisture encounters an Arctic airmass dropping down through the north-central U.S., moderate to heavy snow is expected to develop across the Midwest Saturday and then move into portions of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast on Sunday.
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Fairfax VA

7 Day Forecast

Today

Sunny

Sunny

High: 30 °F

Tonight

Increasing Clouds

Increasing
Clouds

Low: 21 °F

Sunday

Snow/Sleet Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Snow/Sleet

High: 38 °F

Sunday
Night

Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Rain/Snow

Low: 36 °F

Monday

Rain/Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Rain/Snow
Likely

High: 40 °F

Monday
Night

Blustery

Blustery

Low: 11 °F

Tuesday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 29 °F

Tuesday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 21 °F

Wednesday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today Sunny, with a high near 30. Northwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
  • Tonight Increasing clouds, with a low around 21. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
  • Sunday A chance of snow and sleet after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 38. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Sunday Night Rain and snow likely before 8pm, then rain. Low around 36. South wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Monday Rain likely, possibly mixing with snow after 1pm, then gradually ending. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Breezy, with a northwest wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
  • Monday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 11. Blustery.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
  • Wednesday Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
  • Thursday Partly sunny, with a high near 32.
  • Thursday Night A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.