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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Mostly Cloudy

93°F

34°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1013.6 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index102°F (39°C)
Last update 21 Jul 1:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ESE Washington DC

Heat Advisory until July 21, 08:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  •  
    Heat Advisory until July 21, 08:00pm

    NOW until
    8:00pm Fri

    Heat Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 106. West wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 98 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 81. West wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 81 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 101. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 78 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy and hot, with a high near 97. Light west wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 97 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 106. West wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 81. West wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 101. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy and hot, with a high near 97. Light west wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 71.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ESE Washington DC
 38.89°N 77°W (Elev. 52 ft)
1:28 pm EDT Jul 21, 2017
2pm EDT Jul 21, 2017-6pm EDT Jul 27, 2017
 
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