Significant Outbreak Of Severe Thunderstorms, Violent Tornadoes, And Heavy Rain In The Plains Today

A potent spring storm system is expected to produce an outbreak of severe weather in parts of the Plains today. Very large hail, damaging winds, flash flooding, and large/violent tornadoes are possible. The area most likely to experience significant tornadoes stretches from the Texas Hill Country through central Oklahoma. Residents should review severe weather safety and heed any warnings. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Washington/Dulles International Airport, DC (KIAD)

Lat: 38.93°NLon: 77.45°WElev: 312ft.

Partly Cloudy

86°F

30°C

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed S 17 G 23 mph
Barometer 29.84 in (1010.1 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 20 May 1:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles W Fairfax VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then isolated showers between 7pm and 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. West wind around 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 71. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. North wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 75. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then isolated showers between 7pm and 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. West wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 71. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53. North wind 3 to 8 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 75. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles W Fairfax VA
 38.85°N 77.35°W (Elev. 400 ft)
1:31 pm EDT May 20, 2019
2pm EDT May 20, 2019-6pm EDT May 26, 2019
 
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