Powerful Storm to Impact Eastern Third of U.S. this weekend.

A developing storm system will bring a myriad of significant impacts this weekend. Heavy snow up to 18 inches from the Ohio Valley to the Northeast, and ice up to a quarter of an inch is forecast in places. Heavy rain may cause flash flooding from the Mid-South to the Mid-Atlantic. Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and isolated tornadoes will be possible in the Deep South. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Washington/Dulles International Airport, DC (KIAD)

Lat: 38.93°NLon: 77.45°WElev: 312ft.

Fog/Mist

33°F

1°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.17 in (1022.0 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 2.50 mi
Last update 19 Jan 4:52 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Fairfax VASimilar City Names

  • Today

    Today: Rain, snow, and sleet likely between 1pm and 4pm, then rain.  Patchy fog between 7am and 10am. High near 35. East wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Patchy Fog
    then Wintry
    Mix

    High: 35 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain.  Low around 35. East wind 6 to 11 mph becoming southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 35 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain, mainly before 7am.  Temperature falling to around 25 by 5pm. Breezy, with a northwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 41 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Breezy. Rain
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 10. Wind chill values as low as -7. Blustery, with a northwest wind 18 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery

    Low: 10 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Sunny, with a high near 20. Northwest wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 20 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 8.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 8 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 33.

    Sunny

    High: 33 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Rain, snow, and sleet likely between 1pm and 4pm, then rain. Patchy fog between 7am and 10am. High near 35. East wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Rain. Low around 35. East wind 6 to 11 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Sunday
Rain, mainly before 7am. Temperature falling to around 25 by 5pm. Breezy, with a northwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 41 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 10. Wind chill values as low as -7. Blustery, with a northwest wind 18 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.
M.L.King Day
Sunny, with a high near 20. Northwest wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 8.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 33.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Wednesday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
Rain. Low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 39.
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Point Forecast:
Fairfax VASimilar City Names
 38.85°N 77.29°W (Elev. 400 ft)
3:32 am EST Jan 19, 2019
5am EST Jan 19, 2019-6pm EST Jan 25, 2019
 
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