Extreme Fire Weather Threat for Southern California; Heavy Rain for Texas

Extremely critical fire weather threats are in effect for southern California. Unseasonably warm temperatures, very dry fuels and low humidity are contributing to the threats, but the main concern is very strong Santa Ana winds. These winds bring the potential for rapid fire growth and extreme fire behavior. In Texas, steady heavy to excessive rain will keep a flood threat intact through Tuesday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Washington/Dulles International Airport, DC (KIAD)

Lat: 38.93°NLon: 77.45°WElev: 312ft.

Overcast

63°F

17°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1016.3 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 15 Oct 2:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Wolf Trap VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Southwest wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 71 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 11pm, then a chance of showers between 11pm and 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 49. Southwest wind 10 to 16 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 49 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. West wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 40.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 40 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 53.

    Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 38.

    Clear

    Low: 38 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 61.

    Sunny

    High: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Southwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 11pm, then a chance of showers between 11pm and 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 49. Southwest wind 10 to 16 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. West wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 53.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 38.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 61.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 56.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
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Point Forecast:
Wolf Trap VA
 38.94°N 77.27°W (Elev. 344 ft)
2:58 pm EDT Oct 15, 2018
3pm EDT Oct 15, 2018-6pm EDT Oct 22, 2018
 
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