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Potential for Severe Weather and Heavy Rain in the South this Weekend

A low pressure system moving across the southern Gulf States will bring a threat of isolated severe thunderstorms containing hail and damaging winds this weekend. Fire Weather threats remain elevated for portions of western Texas and along the New Mexico border on Saturday. Cooler than normal temperatures continue in the east, while above normal temperatures are forecast for the west coast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Washington/Dulles International Airport, DC (KIAD)

Lat: 38.93°NLon: 77.45°WElev: 312ft.

Fair

44°F

7°C

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed NE 8 mph
Barometer 30.42 in (1030.2 mb)
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill39°F (4°C)
Last update 21 Apr 1:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Fairfax VA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Clear, with a low around 36. Light north wind.

    Clear

    Low: 36 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 61. Northwest wind around 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. East wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable  in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 62 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain

    Low: 45 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely, mainly after 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near 61. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 61 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain.  Low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    Low: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Clear, with a low around 36. Light north wind.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 61. Northwest wind around 6 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Light and variable wind.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. East wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Monday Night
A chance of rain after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Rain likely, mainly after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 61. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Rain. Low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday
Showers. High near 65. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Fairfax VA
 38.85°N 77.29°W (Elev. 400 ft)
1:28 am EDT Apr 21, 2018
2am EDT Apr 21, 2018-6pm EDT Apr 27, 2018
 
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