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Severe Storms; Fire Danger; and Strong Pacific Storms

More strong storms on tap for the Pacific Northwest this weekend. Heavy rains could produce flooding and mudslides. Saturday, a cold front moving into the central U.S. will bring potential for severe thunderstorms containing damaging winds, large hail, and isolated tornadoes; and localized flooding potential. Dry winds in southwestern California will keep fire weather threats high. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Dulles International Airport, DC (KIAD)

Lat: 38.93°NLon: 77.45°WElev: 312ft.

Overcast

70°F

21°C

Humidity 35%
Wind Speed SE 3 mph
Barometer 30.33 in (1026.9 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Oct 5:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Fairfax VA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 52. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 52 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. South wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 62. Southeast wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then a chance of showers.  High near 71. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 52. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. South wind 3 to 6 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 62. Southeast wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then a chance of showers. High near 71. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 66.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
Fairfax VA
 38.85°N 77.29°W (Elev. 400 ft)
5:30 pm EDT Oct 21, 2017
6pm EDT Oct 21, 2017-6pm EDT Oct 28, 2017
 
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