Critical Fire Weather Threats in Southern California; Persistent Heavy Rain in Texas

Strong offshore Santa Ana winds with warm temperatures, dry fuels and low humidity will continue to produce critical fire weather threats across southern California, while elevated concerns stretch into parts of northern California. Meanwhile, heavy to excessive overrunning rain lingers across Texas into the Lower Mississippi Valley with flooding possible to likely in the saturated region. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Dulles International Airport, DC (KIAD)

Lat: 38.93°NLon: 77.45°WElev: 312ft.

Mostly Cloudy

59°F

15°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed Vrbl 6 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1020.4 mb)
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 16 Oct 3:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Gaithersburg MD

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. West wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 62. West wind 7 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 40. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 40 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 52. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Areas of frost after 2am.  Otherwise, clear, with a low around 35. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear
    then Areas
    Frost

    Low: 35 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Areas of frost before 8am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 59.

    Areas Frost
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 50 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 62 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. West wind 3 to 6 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 62. West wind 7 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 52. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Thursday Night
Areas of frost after 2am. Otherwise, clear, with a low around 35. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light after midnight.
Friday
Areas of frost before 8am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 59.
Friday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 53.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 54.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
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Point Forecast:
Gaithersburg MD
 39.13°N 77.21°W (Elev. 404 ft)
1:57 pm EDT Oct 16, 2018
4pm EDT Oct 16, 2018-6pm EDT Oct 23, 2018
 
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