Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Partly Cloudy

83°F

28°C

Humidity 31%
Wind Speed NW 15 G 24 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.4 mb)
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 24 May 3:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 85. West wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65. South wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 61. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 85. West wind 6 to 8 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65. South wind 3 to 6 mph.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 20 ft)
1:27 pm EDT May 24, 2016
4pm EDT May 24, 2016-6pm EDT May 31, 2016
 
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