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

71°F

22°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed NW 15 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.3 mb)
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 May 9:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC, Reagan National Airport VA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 81. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. West wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind around 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. South wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  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 85.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 81. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 61. West wind around 7 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind around 7 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. South wind around 6 mph.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. 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 85.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. 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%.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC, Reagan National Airport VA
 38.84°N 77.03°W (Elev. 3 ft)
10:27 am EDT May 24, 2016
10am EDT May 24, 2016-6pm EDT May 30, 2016
 
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