Heavy Rainfall And Severe Weather Potential From The Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains; Western Fire Weather Threats Remain Elevated

A low pressure system and front moving through the Mississippi Valley may yield heavy to excessive rainfall and the threat for some severe thunderstorms from parts of the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains. Fire weather threats will remain elevated across the Northwest into the northern Rockies, as a system from the Pacific moves into and through the area over the next few days. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Dulles International Airport, DC (KIAD)

Lat: 38.93°NLon: 77.45°WElev: 312ft.

Mostly Cloudy

89°F

32°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1017.7 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index94°F (34°C)
Last update 16 Aug 4:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sterling VA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Isolated showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Isolated
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a chance of showers between midnight and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered showers between 8am and noon, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. West wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 3 to 5 mph.
Friday
Isolated showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a chance of showers between midnight and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
Scattered showers between 8am and noon, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. West wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Tuesday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Sterling VA
 39°N 77.44°W (Elev. 299 ft)
4:30 pm EDT Aug 16, 2018
5pm EDT Aug 16, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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