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Heavy rain, mountain snow and strong winds in the western U.S. this week

The western U.S. will experience active weather yet again this week as significant Pacific moisture brings rain and mountain snow to the region. This heavy rain will bring flood concerns to parts of WA, OR and CA. Very heavy snow is possible in the Sierra, Cascades, Great Basin and parts of the northern Rockies. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Dulles International Airport, DC (KIAD)

Lat: 38.93°NLon: 77.45°WElev: 312ft.

Mostly Cloudy

54°F

12°C

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed NW 17 G 26 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.4 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill49°F (9°C)
Last update 18 Jan 1:52 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Fairfax VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A slight chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 59. Northwest wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 59 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. Northwest wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Light and variable wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain, mainly after 8am.  High near 48. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    High: 48 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of rain before 8pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Rain
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 54 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 44 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain likely, mainly after 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near 52. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 59. Northwest wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. Northwest wind around 6 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Light and variable wind.
Friday
Rain, mainly after 8am. High near 48. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
A chance of rain before 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Rain likely, mainly after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 52. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 57. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Fairfax VA
 38.85°N 77.29°W (Elev. 400 ft)
12:43 pm EST Jan 18, 2017
2pm EST Jan 18, 2017-6pm EST Jan 24, 2017
 
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