Southern U.S. Severe Thunderstorm and Flash Flood Threat Sunday; Fire Weather in the West

Isolated to scattered severe thunderstorms may occur Sunday from parts of central and east Texas into the lower Mississippi Valley and Mid-South. Locally heavy rain may cause flash flooding in the lower Mississippi Valley. Elevated to critical fire weather conditions are forecast across parts of northern California and the Southwest again Sunday and Monday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Dulles International Airport, DC (KIAD)

Lat: 38.93°NLon: 77.45°WElev: 312ft.

A Few Clouds

48°F

9°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed SW 5 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1019.0 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill46°F (8°C)
Last update 8 May 9:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Fairfax VA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 43. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 43 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers.  Sunny during the morning, then cloudy during the afternoon, with a high near 68. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 68 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. South wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers before 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Northwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 67 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 43.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 43 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 66.

    Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 43. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers. Sunny during the morning, then cloudy during the afternoon, with a high near 68. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. South wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of showers before 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Northwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 43.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 66.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
Fairfax VA
 38.85°N 77.29°W (Elev. 400 ft)
7:32 pm EDT May 8, 2021
10pm EDT May 8, 2021-6pm EDT May 15, 2021
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database