Flood Concerns in Parts of the East; Severe Weather for High Plains; Fire Weather in West

A stationary front will continue to produce thunderstorms and heavy rain that may result in flash flooding across the Carolinas and Mid-Atlantic today. Meanwhile, strong to isolated severe thunderstorms are possible from Montana to the southern Plains. Finally, a large area of elevated fire weather concerns with red flag warnings in effect across the West. Read More >

Current conditions at

Gaithersburg - Montgomery County Airport (KGAI)

Lat: 39.17°NLon: 77.17°WElev: 495ft.

A Few Clouds

83°F

28°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed Vrbl 6 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1019.4 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 6 Aug 2:56 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Damascus MDSimilar City Names

Flash Flood Watch until August 7, 06:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
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    Flash Flood Watch until August 7, 06:00am

    NOW until
    6:00am Fri

    Flash Flood Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. East wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 3am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 69. East wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming north around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 3am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 69. East wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming north around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 71.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Damascus MDSimilar City Names
 39.29°N 77.22°W (Elev. 764 ft)
1:34 pm EDT Aug 6, 2020
3pm EDT Aug 6, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 13, 2020
 
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