Significant Severe Weather Outbreak Likely Today

A significant severe thunderstorm outbreak is likely for portions of the Midwest this afternoon and evening, especially from eastern Iowa into northern and central Illinois. The threats include tornadoes, a few which may be significant, large to very large hail, and damaging winds. A powerful system near the Central Plains will lift north and clash with a warm and humid air mass over the region. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Dulles International Airport, DC (KIAD)

Lat: 38.93°NLon: 77.45°WElev: 312ft.

Overcast

57°F

14°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.4 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 Mar 1:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Fairfax VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A slight chance of showers before 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 60. Southeast wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 60 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 11pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 54. East wind around 6 mph.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 54 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 11am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. West wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. West wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 58.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 43 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 51 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A slight chance of showers before 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 60. Southeast wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 54. East wind around 6 mph.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. West wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. West wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 58.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 58.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
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Point Forecast:
Fairfax VA
 38.85°N 77.29°W (Elev. 400 ft)
1:39 pm EDT Mar 28, 2020
2pm EDT Mar 28, 2020-6pm EDT Apr 3, 2020
 
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