Delays Expected at Washington Dulles International (IAD) on February 18, 2019

Delays are expected at Washington Dulles International (IAD) today.

Medium Probability of Delays Between 6:00 AM on 2/18 AND 10:00 AM on 2/18

During this time period the airport expects to experience low clouds which will cause a medium likelihood that flights will experience delays.

Here is a look at what the forecast conditions are and what is required for normal operation:

Normal Forecast
Conditions None Rain

Visibility Greater than 2 10
Wind Less than 11.8 MPH 7.1 MPH gusting to 23.5 MPH
Clouds Higher than 1,000 Overcast at 800

Medium Probability of Delays Between 10:00 AM on 2/18 AND 1:00 PM on 2/18

During this time period the airport expects to experience strongly gusting winds which will cause a medium likelihood that flights will experience delays.

Unpredictable large gusts of wind are dangerous to aircraft trying to take off and land.

Here is a look at what the forecast conditions are and what is required for normal operation:

Normal Forecast
Conditions None None
Visibility Greater than 2 10
Wind Less than 11.8 MPH 3.5 MPH gusting to 23.5 MPH
Clouds Higher than 1,000 Overcast at 7,000

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