Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Partly Cloudy

80°F

27°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1016.2 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 26 May 6:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers between 1am and 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Partly Sunny
    then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers between 1am and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 6 to 9 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 3 to 8 mph.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 20 ft)
6:30 pm EDT May 26, 2016
7pm EDT May 26, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 2, 2016
 
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