Series of Storms to Impact the West Coast

Powerful Pacific storms will keep conditions wet and windy for much of the West, especially, from northern California to western Washington. Heavy rains may produce flooding early to mid week. Heavy snow will make travel difficult from the Cascades to the northern Rockies. Snow showers continue near the Great Lakes, otherwise, dry conditions and gusty winds can be expected for much of the East. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Washington/Dulles International Airport, DC (KIAD)

Lat: 38.93°NLon: 77.45°WElev: 312ft.

Mostly Cloudy

45°F

7°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1012.7 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Dec 8:52 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Sterling VA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. Light west wind becoming northwest 9 to 14 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Northwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 42. Northwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 26. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 26 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 45. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain after 1pm.  High near 48. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Rain

    High: 48 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain.  Low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    Low: 44 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. Light west wind becoming northwest 9 to 14 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Northwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 42. Northwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 26. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 45. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Thursday
Rain after 1pm. High near 48. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Thursday Night
Rain. Low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Friday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 47.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
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Point Forecast:
Sterling VA
 39°N 77.44°W (Elev. 299 ft)
9:31 am EST Dec 17, 2018
9am EST Dec 17, 2018-6pm EST Dec 23, 2018
 
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