Heavy Rain and Strong-to-Severe Thunderstorms from the Central Miss. Valley to the Mid-Atlantic

A slow-moving weather system in the eastern U.S. will focus showers and thunderstorms from the mid-Mississippi River Valley to the Mid-Atlantic on Thursday. Abundant moisture will allow occasionally heavy rainfall. Flash Flood Watches are in effect in these areas. Severe thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts and large hail will also be possible in this same area. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Mostly Cloudy

85°F

29°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed N 10 mph
Barometer 29.82 in (1009.8 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index89°F (32°C)
Last update 28 Jul 4:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

Flash Flood Watch until July 29, 11:00am
Severe T-storm Watch until July 29, 12:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
Severe T-storm Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until July 29, 11:00am
    Severe T-storm Watch until July 29, 12:00am

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some storms could be severe, with heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 93. Southeast wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm. Some storms could be severe, with heavy rain.  Low around 74. East wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    then Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 74 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 73 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Light and variable wind becoming south around 6 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 73 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

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

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some storms could be severe, with heavy rain. Cloudy, with a high near 93. Southeast wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm. Some storms could be severe, with heavy rain. Low around 74. East wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Light and variable wind becoming south around 6 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 20 ft)
4:27 pm EDT Jul 28, 2016
5pm EDT Jul 28, 2016-6pm EDT Aug 4, 2016
 
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