Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and heavy rain in portions of lower-mid Mississippi River Valley and Gulf Coast region on Saturday. Very large hail, locally damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and flash flooding are possible in this area. Some of the flooding could be significant in portions of Louisiana, Mississippi and southeast Arkansas.
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Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Overcast

53°F

12°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed E 8 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1020.2 mb)
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill50°F (10°C)
Last update 30 Apr 12:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Patchy drizzle and fog.  Cloudy, with a low around 50. Northeast wind around 6 mph.

    Patchy
    Drizzle and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 50 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Patchy drizzle and fog before 11am, then a slight chance of rain after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 63. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Patchy
    Drizzle and
    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 63 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain, mainly after 8pm.  Patchy fog after 10pm. Low around 52. Southeast wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 52 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain likely before noon, then a chance of showers between noon and 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 69. South wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 69 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a low around 58. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 58 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 69.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Patchy drizzle and fog. Cloudy, with a low around 50. Northeast wind around 6 mph.
Saturday
Patchy drizzle and fog before 11am, then a slight chance of rain after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 63. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.
Saturday Night
Rain, mainly after 8pm. Patchy fog after 10pm. Low around 52. Southeast wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Rain likely before noon, then a chance of showers between noon and 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 69. South wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 58. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 69.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 20 ft)
10:37 pm EDT Apr 29, 2016
1am EDT Apr 30, 2016-6pm EDT May 6, 2016
 
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