Showers and Thunderstorms and Areas of Critical Fire Weather Threats

A series of cold fronts will produce showers and a few strong thunderstorms across parts of the High Plains and into the northern Rockies, and the Mid-Atlantic. Strong, dry winds in the northern Plains, 4-Corners area, and the Southeast will produce critical fire weather threats. Fire weather threats also remain elevated in Guam. Locally heavy rain may cause flash flooding in Hawaii. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Overcast

53°F

12°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.7 mb)
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 7 May 2:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Alexandria VA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 50. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 50 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered showers before 11am, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 2pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  High near 66. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Showers

    High: 66 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers before 2am, then a slight chance of showers after 5am.  Low around 45. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 45 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 61. Northwest wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 61 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 50. Calm wind.
Friday
Scattered showers before 11am, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 2pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. High near 66. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers before 2am, then a slight chance of showers after 5am. Low around 45. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 61. Northwest wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Alexandria VA
 38.83°N 77.09°W (Elev. 249 ft)
1:32 am EDT May 7, 2021
3am EDT May 7, 2021-6pm EDT May 13, 2021
 
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