Dangerous heat and humidity from the central U.S. to East Coast this weekend

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and eastern U.S. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and southern states. Be very cautious if you must do outdoor activities in these areas during the afternoon and evening this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Mostly Cloudy

92°F

33°C

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed Vrbl 7 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1016.2 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index95°F (35°C)
Last update 24 Jul 11:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 100. East wind around 6 mph becoming south.

    Hot

    High: 97 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2am and 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 80. South wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 80 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Heat index values as high as 108. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 100 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 81. West wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 81 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 96. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 96 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 78 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 95.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 95 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 100. East wind around 6 mph becoming south.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2am and 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 80. South wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Heat index values as high as 108. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 81. West wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 96. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 95.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 20 ft)
10:27 am EDT Jul 24, 2016
12pm EDT Jul 24, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 30, 2016
 
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