Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A strong winter storm across the west is currently producing heavy mountain snow, strong/high winds, and heavy low elevation rain to parts of the Pacific Northwest, Great Basin, California and the northern/central Rockies. Impacts are expected to continue through Sunday. Across the High Plains, strong winds and dry air will support Critical to Elevated fire weather conditions through the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Dulles International Airport, DC (KIAD)

Lat: 38.93°NLon: 77.45°WElev: 312ft.

Overcast

42°F

6°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.38 in (1029.0 mb)
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 2 Mar 1:52 am EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ESE Chantilly VA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Rain.  Low around 43. Southeast wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 43 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain, mainly before noon.  Patchy fog before 1pm. High near 55. East wind around 8 mph becoming north in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 55 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Northwest wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. North wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable  in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 63 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 67.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain

    Low: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Rain. Low around 43. Southeast wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Saturday
Rain, mainly before noon. Patchy fog before 1pm. High near 55. East wind around 8 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Northwest wind around 6 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. North wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 59. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 60. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ESE Chantilly VA
 38.86°N 77.37°W (Elev. 449 ft)
1:54 am EST Mar 2, 2024
2am EST Mar 2, 2024-6pm EST Mar 8, 2024
 
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