Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Current conditions at

Washington/Dulles International Airport, DC (KIAD)

Lat: 38.93°NLon: 77.45°WElev: 312ft.

Mostly Cloudy

69°F

21°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed E 6 mph
Barometer 29.81 in (1009.3 mb)
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 2 May 6:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Fairfax VA

Severe T-storm Watch until May 2, 10:00pm
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    Severe T-storm Watch until May 2, 10:00pm

    NOW until
    10:00pm Mon

    Severe T-storm Watch

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 10pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail and gusty winds.  Low around 59. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms then
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely, mainly before 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 68. North wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 68 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Light and variable wind becoming east around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 68 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 61 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 49 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 10pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail and gusty winds. Low around 59. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers likely, mainly before 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 68. North wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Light and variable wind becoming east around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
Fairfax VA
 38.85°N 77.29°W (Elev. 400 ft)
6:21 pm EDT May 2, 2016
7pm EDT May 2, 2016-6pm EDT May 9, 2016
 
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