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Severe weather possible from central Plains to Gulf Coast; Heavy rain for Gulf Coast

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Saturday from the central Plains and mid-Missouri Valley southward across Texas and eastward across the Gulf Coastal states. These thunderstorms will be capable of producing hail and locally damaging winds. In addition, heavy rain could lead to flash flooding along the Gulf Coast where Flash Flood Watches are in effect.
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Partly Cloudy

74°F

23°C

Humidity 50%
Wind Speed NE 5 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1017.0 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update on 18 Apr 10:52 am EDT

Current conditions at

Washington DC, Reagan National Airport (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°N Lon: 77.03°W Elev: 13ft.

Alexandria VA

7 Day Forecast

  • This
    Afternoon

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Clear

    Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Sunday

    Slight Chance Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Rain

    High: 64 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

    Rain

    Low: 55 °F

  • Monday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming northwest around 6 mph.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 53. Light and variable wind becoming north 5 to 9 mph in the evening.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain after 3pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 64. Northeast wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Rain. Low around 55. East wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Monday
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: Alexandria VA
 38.83°N 77.09°W
Last Update: 10:38 am EDT Apr 18, 2015
Forecast Valid: 12pm EDT Apr 18, 2015-6pm EDT Apr 24, 2015
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