Heat Will Continue in the Southeast and Portions of the West

A very hot and humid airmass will persist over portions of the southeast. Afternoon high temperatures in these areas are forecast to reach 95 to 100 degrees with heat index values ranging from 100 to 110 degrees. Hot temperatures are also expected over portions of the west. A few severe thunderstorms will be possible over the Plains and the Middle Atlantic with heavy rain potential in the south. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Mostly Cloudy

95°F

35°C

Humidity 36%
Wind Speed NE 9 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1013.4 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index97°F (36°C)
Last update 27 Jul 2:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 100. Northeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers

    High: 97 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79. South wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 79 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of thunderstorms, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 101. Light and variable wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 75 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. North wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 73 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 74 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 100. Northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Isolated showers before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79. South wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A slight chance of thunderstorms, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 101. Light and variable wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. North wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 20 ft)
2:44 pm EDT Jul 27, 2016
3pm EDT Jul 27, 2016-6pm EDT Aug 3, 2016
 
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