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Severe Thunderstorms over the Plains, Heavy Rain Threat Continues over Portions of the Mississippi Valley

Heavy rainfall with localized flooding will remain possible over portions of the Mississippi Valley and the Plains through midweek. In addition, severe thunderstorms will be possible over the southern and central Plains. Some of the storms could contain damaging winds and large hail. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Partly Cloudy

77°F

25°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1016.2 mb)
Dewpoint 76°F (24°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 17 Aug 5:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 73 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 100. South wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. West wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 88.

    Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 100. South wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 88.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 20 ft)
4:27 am EDT Aug 17, 2017
6am EDT Aug 17, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 23, 2017
 
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