Flooding Lingers Across the Northeast; Fire Weather Concerns Continue Out West

Although the heaviest rainfall has ended, significant flooding continues across parts of New York and Pennsylvania. Heavy rainfall may also lead to localized flash flooding across Central parts of the country. Across the west, dry thunderstorms with locally strong winds could lead to dust storms or new fire starts this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Dulles International Airport, DC (KIAD)

Lat: 38.93°NLon: 77.45°WElev: 312ft.

A Few Clouds

66°F

19°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed SE 3 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1014.8 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 15 Aug 4:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Fairfax VA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 89. Light west wind becoming northwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light southwest wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 90 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 71 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of thunderstorms before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 89. Light west wind becoming northwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light southwest wind.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 6 mph.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of thunderstorms before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Fairfax VA
 38.85°N 77.32°W (Elev. 413 ft)
4:30 am EDT Aug 15, 2018
5am EDT Aug 15, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 21, 2018
 
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