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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

A Few Clouds

40°F

4°C

Humidity 22%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 30.64 in (1037.6 mb)
Dewpoint 4°F (-16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Mar 12:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 48. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 33. Southeast wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 33 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of rain before 2pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 61. South wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 61 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 73 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

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

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 53 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 48. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 33. Southeast wind around 7 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of rain before 2pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 61. South wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 64.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 20 ft)
10:27 am EDT Mar 23, 2017
1pm EDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm EDT Mar 29, 2017
 
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