National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Winter weather forecast for Rockies and southern Plains

A developing storm system will bring snow to parts of the Rockies and southern Plains on Friday, which will move into the central U.S. on Saturday. Freezing rain is also forecast from Texas to the mid-Mississippi Valley and into the Carolinas. Meanwhile, temperatures will be 20-40 degrees below normal across parts of the central and southern U.S. on Friday.

Current Conditions

District of Columbia

Zone Forecast

  • Rest Of Today Partly sunny. A slight chance of snow showers late this morning...then a chance of flurries this afternoon. Highs in the lower 30s. Northwest winds around 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph. Chance of snow 20 percent.
  • Tonight Partly cloudy. Lows around 17. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 20s. North winds around 5 mph.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
  • Sunday Cloudy. A chance of rain...freezing rain and sleet in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 30s. South winds around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
  • Sunday Night Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Lows in the upper 30s.
  • Monday Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s.
  • Monday Night Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s.
  • Tuesday Freezing rain...snow and sleet likely. Highs around 40. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
  • Tuesday Night Rain...freezing rain and sleet likely. Lows around 40. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
  • Wednesday Rain likely. Warmer with highs in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 70 percent.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain or snow. Lows in the lower 40s. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
  • Thursday Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s.