Severe Thunderstorms Possible in Northern Plains; Critical Fire Weather in Central Plains

Strong to severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds are possible in parts of the Dakotas and western Minnesota through tonight. Meanwhile, dry and very hot weather will result in critical fire weather conditions for parts of the central Plains. An area of low pressure in the western Gulf of Mexico may bring heavy rainfall to parts of coastal Texas by Thursday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Dulles International Airport, DC (KIAD)

Lat: 38.93°NLon: 77.45°WElev: 312ft.

A Few Clouds

81°F

27°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed SW 9 mph
Barometer 30.25 in (1024.1 mb)
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 29 Jun 11:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Fairfax VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Southwest wind around 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 65. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 71. South wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 92. South wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday 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 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Southwest wind around 9 mph.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 65. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 71. South wind around 6 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 92. South wind 6 to 9 mph.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday 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 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Fairfax VA
 38.85°N 77.29°W (Elev. 400 ft)
10:31 am EDT Jun 29, 2022
12pm EDT Jun 29, 2022-6pm EDT Jul 5, 2022
 
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