Significant Outbreak Of Severe Thunderstorm And Heavy Rain In The Plains On Monday

A potent spring storm system is expected to produce severe thunderstorms on Monday in the central and southern Plains. Very large hail, damaging wind gusts, flash flooding, and large tornadoes are possible. The area most likely to experience significant tornadoes stretches from the Texas Hill Country through Okla. into southern Kansas. Residents here should make a severe weather plan today. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Washington/Dulles International Airport, DC (KIAD)

Lat: 38.93°NLon: 77.45°WElev: 312ft.

Mostly Cloudy

86°F

30°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1012.7 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index91°F (33°C)
Last update 19 May 3:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Fairfax VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and frequent lightning.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind around 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers between 2am and 5am. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and frequent lightning.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 87 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 57. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 72. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and frequent lightning. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind around 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers between 2am and 5am. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and frequent lightning. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 57. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 72. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Fairfax VA
 38.85°N 77.29°W (Elev. 400 ft)
2:43 pm EDT May 19, 2019
4pm EDT May 19, 2019-6pm EDT May 26, 2019
 
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