Heavy Rain and Strong-to-Severe Thunderstorms from the Central Miss. Valley to the Mid-Atlantic

A slow-moving weather system in the eastern U.S. will focus showers and thunderstorms from the mid-Mississippi River Valley to the Mid-Atlantic on Thursday. Abundant moisture will allow occasionally heavy rainfall. Flash Flood Watches are in effect in these areas. Severe thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts and large hail will also be possible in this same area. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Mostly Cloudy

82°F

28°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1012.5 mb)
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index89°F (32°C)
Last update 28 Jul 3:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 92 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 6 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 74 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2pm, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. North wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Light and variable wind becoming east around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 73 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 6 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. North wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A chance of showers, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Light and variable wind becoming east around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.91°N 77.05°W (Elev. 89 ft)
4:27 am EDT Jul 28, 2016
4am EDT Jul 28, 2016-6pm EDT Aug 3, 2016
 
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