Monday, April 15, 2013
Days get warmer Monday through Thursday; temperatures expected to dip on the weekend.
This week's weather in Northern Virginia starts out mostly cloudy with a high of 65 degrees Monday, according to the National Weather Service. Monday night's low will be about 53 degrees. Temperatures will climb throughout the week, hitting near 80 degrees and higher Wednesday and Thursday. The area could see some rain Thursday night and Friday. The National Weather Service predicts a 30 percent chance of rain Thursday night and a 60 percent chance of rain Friday. Northern Virginia could see isolated thunderstorms Friday. Here's a day-by-day breakdown of the week's weather, according to the National Weather Service: Monday: Mostly cloudy with a high of 65 degrees Tuesday: Mostly cloudy with a high of 76 degrees Wednesday: Partly sunny …
Monday, April 8, 2013
Temperatures may go up to 81 degrees by midweek in Northern Virginia.
The peak of cherry blossom season this week should be a breath of fresh air after a long winter, with temperatures expected to reach a high near 76 degrees Monday, according to the National Weather Service. The highs come with a chance of rain, but don't let that dampen your spirit. Just a few weeks ago Northern Virginia was dealing with snow and generally dreary weather. The rest of the week’s (tentative) forecast from the weather service: Are you happy to see that spring has sprung?
Monday, April 1, 2013
Early spring-like temperatures predicted for the first week of April in Washington and across Northern Virginia.
Update, Tuesday, April 2, 2013: The Capital Weather Gang says that cool temperatures and flower buds still closed up tight mean the peak bloom dates may be April 6 - 10, 2013, instead of April 3 - 7. Read more about the revised 2013 DC Tidal Basin cherry blossom peak bloom dates here. ----- Original post, Monday, April 1, 2013 This week brings the 2013 peak bloom of the famous cherry blossom trees around the DC Tidal Basin, and the weather for most of this week will be nice for enjoying pink and white flowering trees. The official estimated peak dates are Wednesday through Saturday, according to the National Park Service. Monday may be the nicest day of the week in terms of weather — a significant change from last Monday, when up to 3 …
Monday, March 25, 2013
Public school students are on spring break, but other programs and offices are affected by this rare, late-March snowstorm.
Fairfax County Public Schools students are on spring break—it just doesn't look very springlike this morning. Fairfax County government offices are opening on time this morning. FCPS programs and activities that do operate during spring break are operating on a two-hour delay. School Age Child Care (SACC) centers opened at 7:15 a.m. Adult and community education classes are starting on time Monday. Many main roads are mostly just wet now, but side roads are slushy or snowy; please use caution while driving. The snow is expected to mix with rain later on Monday before switching back to snow showers in the afternoon and evening. Precipitation should end late Monday night. More information is always available through Fairfax County's …
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Snow accumulation forecast increased in Fairfax County; winter storm warning continues through 3 a.m. Thursday.
Fairfax County Public Schools are closed Wednesday due to snow. The Office of Personnel Management also announced early Wednesday that federal employees do not have to report to work , and emergency and telework employees should follow their agency's policies. According to a Facebook post from the system, the following school activities are also canceled Wednesday: • extracurricular activities • interscholastic contests • team practices • field trips • middle school after-school programs • professional learning and training courses • all adult and community education classes • recreation programs and community use by outside groups not affiliated with FCPS FCPS School Age Child Care (SACC) centers are also closed. Northern Virginia …
Monday, February 11, 2013
Valentine's Day on Thursday is expected to be sunny with a high of 41 degrees in Northern Virginia.
You might want to get an early start on your commute Monday morning. The week will likely start out soggy Monday according to the National Weather Service, with a 90 percent chance of rain. The good news? Temperatures are expected to go up to 59 degrees and maybe into the low 60s Monday. The average high for Feb. 11 for the area is about 46 degrees, according to The Weather Channel. Tuesday should be sunny with a dip in the temperature to a high of 50 degrees. There is a 50 percent chance for a wintry mix for Wednesday and Wednesday night, according to the National Weather Service. Expect to see a high Wednesday of just 40 degrees. Area florists can breathe a sigh of relief, if the weather predictions hold out for Valentine's Day on …
Monday, December 31, 2012
New Year's Eve partiers will want to bundle up.
New Year’s Eve may be the warmest day of the week across Northern Virginia, weather forecasters predict. Monday’s high temperature will be in the mid-40s with mostly cloudy skies. The wind that whipped through the area over the weekend has largely diminished. New Year’s Eve partiers will want to bundle up: Temperatures are expected to drop to 30 degrees by the time the clock strikes midnight, according to the National Weather Service. Those high and low temperatures are right in line with the average temperatures for this time of year in Northern Virginia, according to climate data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. New Year’s Day (Tuesday) will be cloudy with a high temperature of about 41 degrees. There is a very …
Monday, December 3, 2012
Mount Vernon and much of Northern Virginia will see pleasantly warm temperatures early in the week.
The calendar says December, but it will feel more like spring in Mount Vernon on Monday and Tuesday. Northern Virginia will see temperatures reaching the mid-to-upper 60s at the start of the week, according to the National Weather Service before colder temperatures return. Temperatures Monday and Tuesday are expected to reach 67 degrees, 20 degrees warmer than the average high of 47 degrees. By Wednesday, temperatures will start to descend, hitting 57 degrees for a high. By Thursday, it'll be time to bundle up, with highs reaching 47 degrees. The week will be partly cloudy, with the sunniest day forecast to be Thursday. Temperatures will start to climb again, getting into the 50s on Friday and Saturday. Chances for rain increase to 30 …
Monday, October 22, 2012
High pressure system keeps warm temperatures and sunny skies in place this week.
October has been a pretty nice month weather-wise, with warm days, cool nights and plenty of sunshine. That pattern will continue throughout this week, as temperatures will continue to reach the 70s during the days and drop into the 50s during the nights. That's still a bit warmer than historically average temperatures for this time of year — our high temperatures are usually in the mid- to upper-60s at this time, according to the National Weather Service. Monday will be the coolest day of the week, with a high of 72 degrees under sunny skies. Monday night will also be the coolest, with a low of 51. Temperatures may be slightly cooler to the north and west, local forecasters predict. Temperatures will warm up Tuesday and Wednesday, with …
Monday, October 15, 2012
Chance of rain returns on Friday.
Get ready for a bumpy start to the week. Monday is expected to be cloudy with a chance of rain and the area could see some thunderstorms, according to the National Weather Service. But after Monday, Northern Virginia will see a string of beautiful fall weather, the National Weather Service predicts. Monday will start out cloudy with a 50 to 60 percent chance of thundershowers starting possibly around mid-morning, with highs around 75 degrees, according to the weather service. Any rain should clear out by late Monday night, according to the Capital Weather Gang blog. Beginning Tuesday and continuing through Thursday, the Northern Virginia area is expected to see sunny, clear days with highs between 65 to 71 degrees. (The average high …