Severe Weather for the Central High Plains; Heavy Rain/Flood Concerns in Parts of the East

Strong to severe thunderstorms capable of strong winds and large hail are possible over portions of the central High Plains this afternoon, including parts of the Denver metro area. A stalled front is expected to bring additional rain and flash flood risks in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast through Thursday. Red flag warnings are in effect across the Interior Northwest and Great Basin today. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Mostly Cloudy

85°F

29°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed SE 3 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.6 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 5 Aug 6:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a chance of showers after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers before 7am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 7am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. East wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7pm and 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 71. East wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Light north wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am, then a slight chance of showers after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 87 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 70.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 70 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a chance of showers after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers before 7am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 7am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. East wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7pm and 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 71. East wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Light north wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%. 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 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am, then a slight chance of showers after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 70.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly clear, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 20 ft)
4:33 pm EDT Aug 5, 2020
7pm EDT Aug 5, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 12, 2020
 
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