Severe Thunderstorms Possible in Parts of the Eastern and Central U.S. Today. Some Storms May Bring Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding in the Central U.S.

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the eastern United States, from new England to the Mid-Atlantic, today. Severe thunderstorms are also possible over portions of the Central Plains, mainly Kansas and eastern Colorado. Heavy rain associated with some of the storms in the Plains may cause flash flooding.
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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

80°F

27°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.4 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 1 Jul 10:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm. Some of the storms could be severe.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 6 to 8 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.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 83. North wind around 9 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northwest wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 83. North wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers, mainly after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Independence Day: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 6 to 8 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.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 83. North wind around 9 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northwest wind 3 to 8 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 83. North wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Independence Day
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 20 ft)
10:27 am EDT Jul 1, 2016
11am EDT Jul 1, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 7, 2016
 
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