Winter Storm in the West; Severe Weather Across the Midwest

A strong winter storm will continue to progress across the Great Basin and Rockies bringing heavy mountain snow, high winds, and near blizzard conditions that will cause dangerous travel conditions. Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain are possible late Tuesday through the night from parts of the mid-Mississippi Valley to the Ohio Valley and southern Lower Michigan. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Dulles International Airport, DC (KIAD)

Lat: 38.93°NLon: 77.45°WElev: 312ft.

Fair

52°F

11°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1015.2 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill50°F (10°C)
Last update 26 Feb 10:52 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Reston VA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. South wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. South wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 65 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely, mainly after 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely before 1pm, then rain after 1pm.  High near 66. Breezy, with a south wind around 24 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Breezy

    High: 66 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Rain likely, possibly mixing with snow after 1am, then gradually ending.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Breezy, with a northwest wind 22 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 43 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Breezy. Rain
    Likely then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 30 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 46.

    Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 29.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 29 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 49.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain
    Likely

    Low: 40 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. South wind around 7 mph.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. South wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Showers likely before 1pm, then rain after 1pm. High near 66. Breezy, with a south wind around 24 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely, possibly mixing with snow after 1am, then gradually ending. Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Breezy, with a northwest wind 22 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 43 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 46.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 29.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 49.
Friday Night
Rain likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A chance of rain before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Sunday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Reston VA
 38.97°N 77.36°W (Elev. 430 ft)
9:30 pm EST Feb 26, 2024
11pm EST Feb 26, 2024-6pm EST Mar 4, 2024
 
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