Heavy Rain For Carolinas and Virginia; Severe In Texas; Heat Out West

An area of low pressure and a batch of tropical moisture will surge into parts of the Carolinas and Virginia. Heavy rain, strong thunderstorms and flooding is likely, regardless of any tropical development. Severe thunderstorms with all hazards are likely in central Texas, especially near Austin and San Antonio. Finally, the sweltering heat wave will continue the rest of the week across the West. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Dulles International Airport, DC (KIAD)

Lat: 38.93°NLon: 77.45°WElev: 312ft.

Mostly Cloudy

63°F

17°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 30.19 in (1022.0 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 May 5:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Fairfax VA

  • Today

    Today: Patchy drizzle before 11am, then a chance of showers, mainly after 5pm.  Areas of fog before 10am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 78. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Areas Fog

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely, mainly after 11pm.  Patchy fog after 11pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 11am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind 8 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy drizzle before 11am, then a chance of showers, mainly after 5pm. Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 78. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Showers likely, mainly after 11pm. Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Thursday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
A chance of showers before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 71.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
Fairfax VA
 38.85°N 77.32°W (Elev. 413 ft)
4:57 am EDT May 27, 2020
6am EDT May 27, 2020-6pm EDT Jun 2, 2020
 
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