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Heavy Rain and Flooding, and Significant Wintry Impacts for the Central U.S.

A strong frontal boundary slowing as it moves into the central U.S. will tap into deep moisture to produce heavy rain and flooding, and a significant ice storm. Rain totals up to 7 inches, with isolated higher amounts, will be possible. Significant icing up to a third of an inch may occur in the central Plains and Middle Missouri Valley. Continued cold weather with snow to low elevations out west. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Mostly Cloudy

76°F

24°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed SW 14 G 25 mph
Barometer 30.28 in (1025.4 mb)
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 20 Feb 4:52 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy drizzle after 4am.  Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Drizzle and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Patchy drizzle and fog before 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Patchy
    Drizzle and
    Patchy Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 51 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Periods of rain.  High near 53. Northeast wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 53 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 38. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 38 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 51. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 51 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 64 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy drizzle after 4am. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South wind 8 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Patchy drizzle and fog before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
Periods of rain. High near 53. Northeast wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 38. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 51. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.91°N 77.02°W (Elev. 72 ft)
3:31 pm EST Feb 20, 2018
5pm EST Feb 20, 2018-6pm EST Feb 27, 2018
 
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