Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Possible Central Plains

Strong thunderstorms with damaging winds and hail are possible across the central Plains today. Strong storms are also possible in eastern portions of New York State, Pennsylvania and southern New England. 100 degree heat continues across the southwest and builds into the Inter-mountain west.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Mostly Cloudy

81°F

27°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1013.6 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 28 Jun 11:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. South wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then isolated showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind around 7 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66. Northwest wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. North wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. South wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then isolated showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind around 7 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66. Northwest wind 3 to 8 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. North wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Independence Day
Sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 20 ft)
10:27 am EDT Jun 28, 2016
12pm EDT Jun 28, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 4, 2016
 
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