Severe Thunderstorms And Locally Heavy Rainfall Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

A few severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains and Upper Midwest on Tuesday. In addition, locally heavy rainfall and flooding could pose a concern for low lying, urban, and poor drainage areas.
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Current conditions at

Washington/Dulles International Airport, DC (KIAD)

Lat: 38.93°NLon: 77.45°WElev: 312ft.

Mostly Cloudy

82°F

28°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed NE 5 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.3 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 31 May 11:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Fairfax VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. North wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm.  Patchy fog before 11am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 83. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph becoming east in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 83 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of showers before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. East wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers, mainly after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers before 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. North wind around 6 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm. Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 83. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. East wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A chance of showers before 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Fairfax VA
 38.85°N 77.29°W (Elev. 400 ft)
10:27 am EDT May 31, 2016
12pm EDT May 31, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 6, 2016
 
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