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Severe thunderstorms possible for central and southern Plains Wednesday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms this afternoon and evening from central Texas northward to southern Nebraska. Very large hail is the main threat, although damaging winds and tornado or two cannot be ruled out.
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Current conditions at

Washington DC, Reagan National Airport (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Partly Cloudy

70°F

21°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.23 in (1023.6 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 May 8:52 am EDT

Extended Forecast

  • Today

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers between noon and 3pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. East wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then isolated showers between midnight and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind 3 to 6 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W
7:38 am EDT May 6, 2015
10am EDT May 6, 2015-6pm EDT May 12, 2015
 
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