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Marginal to slight risk of severe weather Sunday for the Midwest and central Plains

Scattered strong to severe storms with hail and damaging winds are expected this afternoon and evening across portions of the Midwest. A Marginal Risk area is highlighted around a Slight Risk area and extends into portions of the central Plains.
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Current conditions at

Washington DC, Washington-Dulles International Airport (KIAD)

Lat: 38.93°NLon: 77.45°WElev: 312ft.

Mostly Cloudy

80°F

27°C

Humidity 26%
Wind Speed NW 10 G 16 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1018.9 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 3 May 3:52 pm EDT

Extended Forecast

  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Monday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 54. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Light southwest wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 5 to 8 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. West wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Potomac MD
 39.02°N 77.2°W
1:36 pm EDT May 3, 2015
4pm EDT May 3, 2015-6pm EDT May 10, 2015
 
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