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Dangerous Winter Storm over the Northern Plains, Heavy Lake Effect Snow Likely for Western New York

Blizzard conditions are expected to persist over portions of the northern Plains through midday Wednesday. Strong winds and very cold temperatures will also yield sub-zero wind chill readings and blowing snow. Further east, Lake Effect Snow Warnings are in effect for portions of western New York. Snowfall amounts of 2 to 3 feet are possible late week into the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Overcast

44°F

7°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed N 5 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.7 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill41°F (5°C)
Last update 7 Dec 5:52 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • Today

    Today: Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 54 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 38. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 38 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Light northwest wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 46 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 28. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 28 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 40. Northwest wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 27.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 27 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 39.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 43.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 38. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Light northwest wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 28. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 40. Northwest wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 27.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 39.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 47.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 20 ft)
3:27 am EST Dec 7, 2016
6am EST Dec 7, 2016-6pm EST Dec 13, 2016
 
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