Severe Storms & Heavy Rainfall Possible in the Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

Scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall are possible across portions of the Plains through Monday. Meanwhile, dry weather and gusty winds will result in critical fire weather conditions across the Great Basin and northern Rockies. Elsewhere, tropical storm Dorian in the Atlantic is expected to slowly strengthen and will likely approach the Lesser Antilles by Tuesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Dulles International Airport, DC (KIAD)

Lat: 38.93°NLon: 77.45°WElev: 312ft.

Partly Cloudy

62°F

17°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed N 6 mph
Barometer 30.18 in (1021.8 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 Aug 4:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Fairfax VA

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Northeast wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. East wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 79. East wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 79 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 86.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Northeast wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A chance of showers, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. East wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 79. East wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 86.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 88.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Fairfax VA
 38.85°N 77.29°W (Elev. 400 ft)
4:30 am EDT Aug 26, 2019
5am EDT Aug 26, 2019-6pm EDT Sep 1, 2019
 
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