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Northern Virginia Weather: Big Change For Presidents' Day Weekend

Patch logo Patch 2/15/2019 Skip Wood
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STERLING, VA—Northern Virginia's Presidents' Day weekend weather forecast offers a bit of everything. We're talking about a slight chance of light snow early Saturday to a decent chance of some rain and sleet on Sunday. There also will be some sunshine amid all that. That's the word from the National Weather Service and other area forecasting outlets.

Come Monday, as seen by the Washington Post's Capital Weather Gang: "It may stay fairly gray for Presidents’ Day but also largely precipitation-free, as it looks now. High temperatures should reach the 40s throughout the region."

So there you go. Here's the detailed forecast from the National Weather Service's area outpost in Sterling:

Friday Night: Isolated showers before 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 34. West wind 8 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Saturday: A slight chance of snow between 8am and 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. North wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 27. North wind 3 to 7 mph.

Sunday: Rain and sleet likely after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Sunday Night: Rain and sleet likely before 8pm, then a chance of rain between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Washington's Birthday: Partly sunny, with a high near 48.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.

Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 41.

Tuesday Night: Rain and snow after 8pm. Low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Wednesday: Rain and snow. High near 39. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Wednesday Night: Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Thursday: Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Thursday Night: A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Friday: A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 44.

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