Dangerous Winter Storm over the Northern Plains

A significant winter storm will continue to bring heavy snow and blizzard conditions to portions of the northern Plains through Tuesday evening. Snowfall amounts could reach one foot. Strong winds and very cold temperatures will also yield sub-zero wind chill readings and blowing snow. Reduced visibility from blowing snow could cause severe travel difficulties. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Heavy Rain Fog/Mist

42°F

6°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed N 10 mph
Barometer 29.88 in (1011.9 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 2.00 mi
Wind Chill36°F (2°C)
Last update 6 Dec 2:52 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Rain.  High near 41. Northeast wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 41 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain, mainly before 1am.  Low around 41. North wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain then
    Rain Likely

    Low: 41 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 50. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 50 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of showers after 1am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 37. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 37 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of rain showers before 1pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Light north wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 45 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 28.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 28 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 39.

    Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 26.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 26 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 39.

    Sunny

    High: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Rain. High near 41. Northeast wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Rain, mainly before 1am. Low around 41. North wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 50. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers after 1am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 37. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A chance of rain showers before 1pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Light north wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 28.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 39.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 26.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 39.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 47.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.91°N 77.05°W (Elev. 89 ft)
2:24 pm EST Dec 6, 2016
3pm EST Dec 6, 2016-6pm EST Dec 13, 2016
 
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