Tropical Depression Forecast to Impact the Southeast U.S. this Weekend; May Strengthen into a Tropical Storm

Tropical Depression Two is forecast to strengthen into a Tropical Storm on Saturday. This system will bring heavy rain and gusty winds to portions of the southeastern United States. Life-threatening surf and rip currents will bring danger to coastal waters this holiday weekend. Isolated flash flooding will be possible in portions of the Carolinas and Virginia on Saturday and Sunday.
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Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

A Few Clouds

72°F

22°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 30.15 in (1020.8 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 May 7:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Alexandria VA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Light and variable wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 7 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind 5 to 8 mph.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Light and variable wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Alexandria VA
 38.83°N 77.09°W (Elev. 249 ft)
7:27 am EDT May 28, 2016
8am EDT May 28, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 3, 2016
 
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