Storms in the East; Monsoons and Fire Weather Out West

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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Patuxent River, Naval Air Station (KNHK)

Lat: 38.28°NLon: 76.41°WElev: 39ft.

Mostly Cloudy

84°F

29°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1018.6 mb)
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Heat Index92°F (33°C)
Last update 17 Aug 8:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Patuxent River MD

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 77 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then showers likely between 7am and 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. West wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 73 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. North wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 71 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers before 9am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind 6 to 9 mph.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then showers likely between 7am and 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. West wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. North wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A chance of showers before 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Tuesday
Showers likely after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
Showers likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Patuxent River MD
 38.29°N 76.41°W (Elev. 3 ft)
7:29 am EDT Aug 17, 2018
9am EDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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