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Heavy Rain Expected in the Northeast; Strong Thunderstorms Possible in Texas

A slow-moving low pressure center will shift into the Northeast today, bringing heavy rain to some areas, especially coastal Maine. The rain combined with snowmelt has increased the threat for flooding in parts of New England. At the southern end of the front, isolated strong-to-severe thunderstorms are possible in the Rio Grande Valley in Texas today. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Dulles International Airport, DC (KIAD)

Lat: 38.93°NLon: 77.45°WElev: 312ft.

Overcast

61°F

16°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed NW 5 mph
Barometer 29.70 in (1005.7 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 Apr 6:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Fairfax VA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely, mainly before 8pm.  Patchy fog between 7pm and 11pm.  Otherwise, cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 48. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 67. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain after 2am.  Low around 50. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Rain

    Low: 50 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain before 2pm, then a chance of showers after 2pm.  High near 65. Light and variable wind becoming east around 6 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 65 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 49 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 68 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 60.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers likely, mainly before 8pm. Patchy fog between 7pm and 11pm. Otherwise, cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 48. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 67. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Thursday Night
Rain after 2am. Low around 50. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Rain before 2pm, then a chance of showers after 2pm. High near 65. Light and variable wind becoming east around 6 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A chance of showers before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
A chance of showers after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 67.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 47.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Fairfax VA
 38.85°N 77.29°W (Elev. 400 ft)
4:36 pm EDT Apr 25, 2018
6pm EDT Apr 25, 2018-6pm EDT May 2, 2018
 
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