Hot temperatures and critical fire weather conditions for portions of California; Flash Flood threat for parts of Texas

Critical fire weather conditions and unseasonably hot temperatures will be prevalent across parts of southern California early this week. Any fires that start in this area could quickly grow out of control; Red Flag Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect. Meanwhile, heavy rain is forecast in parts of Texas through early Monday. Flash Flood Watches are in effect for portions of southwest Texas. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Overcast

70°F

21°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed S 12 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.4 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 Sep 5:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 11pm.  Patchy fog after 5am. Low around 62. South wind 7 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, mainly before 2pm.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 74. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Northeast wind around 7 mph becoming east in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 73 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. East wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 73 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 11pm. Patchy fog after 5am. Low around 62. South wind 7 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, mainly before 2pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 74. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Northeast wind around 7 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. East wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 20 ft)
4:27 pm EDT Sep 26, 2016
6pm EDT Sep 26, 2016-6pm EDT Oct 3, 2016
 
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