Thunderstorms And Heavy Rain Is Expected Through The Plains; Poor Air Quality Persists Out West into Upper Midwest; Major Hurricane Lane Moves Into The Central Pacific

Thunderstorms with heavy to excessive rain is expected across much of the Plains, as a weather system moves into the region. Meanwhile, smoke from numerous ongoing wildfires in western North America are requiring air quality alerts throughout the West into the Upper Midwest. Finally, Major Hurricane Lane continues to track almost due west, transitioning from the Eastern to Central Pacific Ocean. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Dulles International Airport, DC (KIAD)

Lat: 38.93°NLon: 77.45°WElev: 312ft.

Mostly Cloudy

69°F

21°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed N 8 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1012.1 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Aug 5:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington-Dulles International Airport VA

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. North wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Sunny
    then
    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Northeast wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8am and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and 2am, then a slight chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers after 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. North wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Isolated showers before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Northeast wind around 6 mph.
Monday Night
A chance of showers, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8am and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and 2am, then a slight chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Washington-Dulles International Airport VA
 38.95°N 77.44°W (Elev. 285 ft)
4:30 am EDT Aug 19, 2018
6am EDT Aug 19, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 25, 2018
 
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