Severe Storms and Flash Flooding in the Midwest: Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West

Strong to severe storms with damaging winds, large hail, and locally heavy rain will be possible from the Central Plains to the Mid-South and the Great Lakes as a cold front moves eastward. An organized area of thunderstorms may produce a greater severe threat, including a derecho with winds up to 100 mph across parts of Iowa, Illinois, and southern Wisconsin. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Washington/Dulles International Airport, DC (KIAD)

Lat: 38.93°NLon: 77.45°WElev: 312ft.

Mostly Cloudy

91°F

33°C

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.5 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index94°F (34°C)
Last update 10 Aug 3:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Fairfax VASimilar City Names

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. South wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. South wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 73 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. South wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 6 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. South wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Fairfax VASimilar City Names
 38.85°N 77.29°W (Elev. 400 ft)
2:52 pm EDT Aug 10, 2020
4pm EDT Aug 10, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 17, 2020
 
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