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Severe weather possible in the Central and Southern U.S this weekend

The NWS Storm Prediction Center expects severe weather in the Central and Southern Plains tonight. During the day on Sunday, the threat of severe weather shifts east, extending from the Southern Plains to the Southeast. The area of greatest concern on Sunday is in eastern Texas, Arkansas and Louisiana. In these areas, large hail, damaging winds and even an isolated tornado cannot be ruled out.
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Overcast

75°F

24°C

Humidity 33%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.2 mb)
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update on 18 Apr 6:52 pm EDT

Current conditions at

Washington DC, Washington-Dulles International Airport (KIAD)

Lat: 38.93°N Lon: 77.45°W Elev: 312ft.

Fairfax VA

7 Day Forecast

  • Tonight

    Clear

    Clear

    Low: 50 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Rain

    High: 63 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

    Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 55 °F

  • Monday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 75 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 51 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 45 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Clear, with a low around 50. Light and variable wind becoming northeast 6 to 11 mph after midnight.
Sunday
A chance of rain after 3pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 63. East wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 55. East wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Monday
A chance of showers before 10am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a chance of showers between 10pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. West wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 58.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: Fairfax VA
 38.85°N 77.29°W
Last Update: 6:27 pm EDT Apr 18, 2015
Forecast Valid: 8pm EDT Apr 18, 2015-6pm EDT Apr 25, 2015
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