Heat Will Continue in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast

A very hot and humid airmass will persist over portions of the mid-Atlantic and 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. In the central and northern Plains, strong to severe thunderstorms are possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Mostly Cloudy

96°F

36°C

Humidity 44%
Wind Speed N 13 G 20 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1013.2 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index103°F (39°C)
Last update 26 Jul 3:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 103. Northwest wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 97 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. South wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 78 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 93. North wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 78 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 95. Light and variable wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 78 °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 91. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday 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

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 103. Northwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. South wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 93. North wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 95. Light and variable wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 20 ft)
1:27 pm EDT Jul 26, 2016
4pm EDT Jul 26, 2016-6pm EDT Aug 2, 2016
 
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