Severe Thunderstorm and Flash Flood Risk Continues for the Central/Southern Plains; Heat Wave Continues in the East

A Moderate Risk of severe thunderstorms is in place tonight for the threat of widespread, damaging thunderstorm wind gusts, large hail, and a few tornadoes across the southern and central High Plains. A Moderate Risk for excessive rainfall continues from the northern Texas Panhandle into southeast Nebraska. In the Southeast, record high temperatures remain possible into the mid-week period. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Dulles International Airport, DC (KIAD)

Lat: 38.93°NLon: 77.45°WElev: 312ft.

Mostly Cloudy

25°C

77°F

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed S 9 km/h
Barometer 1012.6 mb (29.91 in)
Dewpoint 20°C (68°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index26°C (79°F)
Last update 26 May 8:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles W Fairfax VA

Severe T-storm Watch until May 27, 01:00am
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Severe T-storm Watch
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    Severe T-storm Watch until May 27, 01:00am

    NOW until
    1:00am Mon

    Severe T-storm Watch

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 5am, then a chance of showers. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. West wind 5 to 14 km/h becoming north in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 19 °C

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 27. North wind 11 to 13 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 27 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. North wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. West wind 10 to 14 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 32 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. South wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 33 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 33 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 5am, then a chance of showers. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. West wind 5 to 14 km/h becoming north in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Memorial Day
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 27. North wind 11 to 13 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. North wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south after midnight.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. West wind 10 to 14 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. South wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers 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 20. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A chance of thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles W Fairfax VA
 38.85°N 77.35°W (Elev. 122 m)
8:39 pm EDT May 26, 2019
9pm EDT May 26, 2019-6pm EDT Jun 2, 2019
 
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