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Heavy rain and flash flooding possible in portions of the Southwest this weekend

An upper-level low in the Southwest U.S. will act as a trigger for thunderstorms this weekend. The area of greatest concern is in New Mexico, southeast Utah and portions of southern Colorado. Storms will be slow moving and could bring several rounds of rain to the same areas. Rainfall amounts may exceed 3 inches in localized areas. Flash Flood Watches are in effect. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Partly Cloudy

83°F

28°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1012.8 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 19 Aug 8:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers before 3am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 70 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 87. North wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 71. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 71 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 88 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A slight chance of showers before 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 87. North wind 5 to 7 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 71. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 20 ft)
7:28 pm EDT Aug 19, 2017
9pm EDT Aug 19, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 26, 2017
 
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