Severe Thunderstorm and Heavy Rain Threat Along the East Coast

Severe thunderstorms capable of widespread damaging winds and a few tornadoes will shift across the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast states today and tonight. Heavy rainfall and a risk of flash flooding is also present as tropical moisture streams north along the East Coast. The highest threat exists from the Carolinas into New England. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Dulles International Airport, DC (KIAD)

Lat: 38.93°NLon: 77.45°WElev: 312ft.

Light Rain

71°F

22°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed S 14 G 25 mph
Barometer 29.58 in (1001.3 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Last update 19 Apr 7:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles W Fairfax VA

Flash Flood Watch until April 20, 05:00am
Tornado Watch until April 20, 12:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
Tornado Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until April 20, 05:00am
    Tornado Watch until April 20, 12:00am

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 11pm and 2am, then scattered showers after 2am. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds and heavy rain.  Low around 60. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered showers, mainly before 8am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 69. South wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Southwest wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 49 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 63 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. West wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 49 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 11pm and 2am, then scattered showers after 2am. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds and heavy rain. Low around 60. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Saturday
Scattered showers, mainly before 8am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 69. South wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Southwest wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. West wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles W Fairfax VA
 38.85°N 77.35°W (Elev. 400 ft)
7:31 pm EDT Apr 19, 2019
8pm EDT Apr 19, 2019-6pm EDT Apr 26, 2019
 
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