Leesburg, VA

44.4°F / 6.9°C
Overcast
Windchill: 44°F / 7°C
Humidity: 79%
Dew Point: 38°F / 3°C
Wind: SSW at 2 mph / 3.2 km/h
Wind Gust: 0.0 mph / 0.0 km/h
Pressure: 30.01 in / 1016 hPa (Falling)
Visibility: 10.0 miles / 16.1 kilometers
Clouds: Overcast (OVC) : 3500 ft / 1066 m
Yesterday's Maximum: 35.4°F / 1.9°C
Yesterday's Minimum: 10.0°F / -12.2°C
UV: 0 out of 16
Sunrise:7:23 AM EST
Sunset:5:20 PM EST
Moon Rise:8:32 PM EST
Moon Set:9:18 AM EST
Moon Phase Waning Gibbous
NOAA Weather Radio
METAR KJYO 232235Z AUTO 19011KT 10SM OVC035 07/03 A3001 RMK AO2
As of: 5:55 PM EST on January 23, 2019
Observed at: Bug Hill Crestwood, Leesburg, VA

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Forecast

Today
rain
54° | 26°F
12° | -3°C
Friday
partlycloudy
35° | 20°F
| -7°C
Saturday
partlycloudy
37° | 25°F
| -4°C
Tomorrow is forecast to be
Much Warmer than today.
Flood Watch in effect from late tonight through Thursday afternoon...
Rest of This Afternoon
Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain. Highs in the lower 40s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight
Rain. Lows around 40. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph after midnight. Chance of rain near 100 percent.
Thursday
Rain in the morning, then partly sunny in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 40s. Temperature falling into the upper 30s in the afternoon. West winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph, becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of rain near 100 percent.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph, becoming west around 5 mph after midnight.
Friday
Mostly sunny with a 30 percent chance of snow showers. Highs in the upper 30s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows around 20.
Saturday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 30s.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s.
Sunday
Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s.
Monday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain or snow showers. Lows in the upper 20s. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the mid 40s.
As of: 3:35 PM EST on January 23, 2019 from station 20175
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Scientific Forecaster Discussion

Warnings & Notices

Areal Flood Watch

Expires 3:00 PM EST on January 24, 2019
Statement as of 11:36 am EST on January 23, 2019

... Flood Watch remains in effect from late tonight through
Thursday afternoon...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Maryland, the District of Columbia, and Virginia,
including the following areas, in Maryland, Anne Arundel,
Carroll, central and southeast Howard, central and southeast
Montgomery, Charles, Frederick MD, northern Baltimore,
northwest Harford, northwest Howard, northwest Montgomery,
Prince Georges, southeast Harford, and southern Baltimore. The
District of Columbia. In Virginia, Arlington/Falls
Church/Alexandria, eastern Loudoun, Fairfax, northern
Fauquier, Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park, southern
Fauquier, Spotsylvania, Stafford, and western Loudoun.

* From late tonight through Thursday afternoon

* rain will overspread the area this evening and overnight. The
heaviest rain is expected overnight and Thursday morning. Total
rainfall amounts around 1 inch are expected, with isolated
higher amounts of 1.5 to 2 inches possible.

* Excess runoff from a nearly frozen ground and saturated soils
will cause the potential for streams and creeks to rise out of
their banks as well as potential flooding in low lying urban
areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.





Wind Advisory

Expires 12:00 PM EST on January 24, 2019
Statement as of 4:42 PM EST on January 23, 2019

... Wind Advisory now in effect from 4 am to noon EST Thursday...

* timing... Thursday morning.

* Winds... southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Impacts... gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree
limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 45 to 55 mph are expected.
Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles.





Areal Flood Watch

Expires 3:00 PM EST on January 24, 2019
Statement as of 11:36 am EST on January 23, 2019

... Flood Watch remains in effect from late tonight through
Thursday afternoon...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Maryland, the District of Columbia, and Virginia,
including the following areas, in Maryland, Anne Arundel,
Carroll, central and southeast Howard, central and southeast
Montgomery, Charles, Frederick MD, northern Baltimore,
northwest Harford, northwest Howard, northwest Montgomery,
Prince Georges, southeast Harford, and southern Baltimore. The
District of Columbia. In Virginia, Arlington/Falls
Church/Alexandria, eastern Loudoun, Fairfax, northern
Fauquier, Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park, southern
Fauquier, Spotsylvania, Stafford, and western Loudoun.

* From late tonight through Thursday afternoon

* rain will overspread the area this evening and overnight. The
heaviest rain is expected overnight and Thursday morning. Total
rainfall amounts around 1 inch are expected, with isolated
higher amounts of 1.5 to 2 inches possible.

* Excess runoff from a nearly frozen ground and saturated soils
will cause the potential for streams and creeks to rise out of
their banks as well as potential flooding in low lying urban
areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.





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