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Severe Thunderstorms & Heavy Rain in the Plains/Midwest; Clouds and Rain Threaten Eclipse Viewing for Some

While much of the nation observes today's eclipse, clouds threaten to obscure the view in parts of the Plains, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, Southwest, and Southeast states. The weather could be more than just a nuisance in the north-central Plains and Midwest where scattered severe storms are possible this afternoon and evening. Very large hail, damaging wind gusts, and flash floods are possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Thunderstorm in Vicinity

86°F

30°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed S 17 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1019.8 mb)
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index95°F (35°C)
Last update 21 Aug 4:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. South wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 92 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 103. South wind 7 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 96 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 85 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 103. South wind 7 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 20 ft)
4:55 pm EDT Aug 21, 2017
5pm EDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 28, 2017
 
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