Severe Weather and Heavy Rain for the Southern U.S.

A potent storm system will roll across the Southern tier of the U.S. over the next two days. As a result, severe thunderstorms with large hail, damaging winds and a few tornadoes are possible from the southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley into the South and Southeast. Also, heavy rain from these thunderstorms may cause some flood concerns, especially in the Lower Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Fair

44°F

7°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.19 in (1022.1 mb)
Dewpoint 29°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Apr 7:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • Today

    Today: Increasing clouds, with a high near 64. West wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 64 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 44. West wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 44 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain likely after 2pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 68. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Rain
    Likely

    High: 68 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 2am, then showers likely after 2am.  Low around 52. Southeast wind 7 to 11 mph becoming east after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely before 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Northwest wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 45.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 45 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 69.

    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 48.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 48 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Increasing clouds, with a high near 64. West wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 44. West wind 3 to 8 mph.
Saturday
Rain likely after 2pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 68. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Rain and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 2am, then showers likely after 2am. Low around 52. Southeast wind 7 to 11 mph becoming east after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers likely before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Northwest wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 69.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 20 ft)
7:33 am EDT Apr 23, 2021
8am EDT Apr 23, 2021-6pm EDT Apr 29, 2021
 
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