Inclement Weather in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast; Below Normal Temperatures Continue

A strong cold front will bring heavy wet snow from the eastern Great Lakes into northern New England and strong thunderstorms with damaging winds in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast. Well below average temperatures will continue behind this storm system or east of the Rockies, as numerous record low temperatures are likely. Critical fire weather conditions expected in the Southwest and Southeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Washington/Dulles International Airport, DC (KIAD)

Lat: 38.93°NLon: 77.45°WElev: 312ft.

Overcast

62°F

17°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed NW 16 G 26 mph
Barometer 29.70 in (1005.6 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 21 Apr 10:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Fairfax VASimilar City Names

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers, mainly between 1pm and 3pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 51 by 3pm. Breezy, with a southwest wind 13 to 21 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 65 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 35. Northwest wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 35 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. West wind 8 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 35. West wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 35 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 64. West wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 42.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 42 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers after 3pm.  High near 66. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Showers

    High: 66 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers before 9pm, then rain after 9pm.  Low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain before 9am.  High near 66. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers, mainly between 1pm and 3pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 51 by 3pm. Breezy, with a southwest wind 13 to 21 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 35. Northwest wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. West wind 8 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 35. West wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 64. West wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42.
Saturday
Showers after 3pm. High near 66. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Showers before 9pm, then rain after 9pm. Low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Rain before 9am. High near 66. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 68.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
Fairfax VASimilar City Names
 38.85°N 77.29°W (Elev. 400 ft)
7:34 am EDT Apr 21, 2021
11am EDT Apr 21, 2021-6pm EDT Apr 27, 2021
 
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