Major Storm Pounding California; Winter Weather Threats Through This Weekend From the Central to Eastern U.S.

The last and strongest in a week-long parade of Pacific storms is pounding California with a variety of hazards, including heavy rainfall, mountain snow and flooding near recent wildfire burn scars. Meanwhile, a weak, progressive system may produce light snow from the Ohio Valley into the northern Mid-Atlantic region through early Friday. Then a major winter storm will develop for the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Overcast

37°F

3°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed E 8 mph
Barometer 30.36 in (1028.1 mb)
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill31°F (-1°C)
Last update 17 Jan 11:52 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

Winter Weather Advisory January 17, 06:00pm until January 18, 04:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A slight chance of rain and snow between 3pm and 4pm, then a chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 36. Southeast wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Periods of snow before 4am, then a chance of rain, snow, and sleet.  Patchy fog after 4am. Low around 33. Southeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow and sleet accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow then
    Wintry Mix
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 33 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of rain, snow, and sleet before 7am.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 46. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix and
    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain and snow after 10am, becoming all rain after 4pm.  High near 41. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then
    Rain/Snow

    High: 41 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain.  Low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain

    Low: 37 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain, snow, and sleet likely before 1pm, then a chance of snow between 1pm and 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely

    High: 41 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 10.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Sunny, with a high near 21.

    Sunny

    High: 21 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A slight chance of rain and snow between 3pm and 4pm, then a chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 36. Southeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Periods of snow before 4am, then a chance of rain, snow, and sleet. Patchy fog after 4am. Low around 33. Southeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow and sleet accumulation of around an inch possible.
Friday
A chance of rain, snow, and sleet before 7am. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 46. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm.
Saturday
Rain and snow after 10am, becoming all rain after 4pm. High near 41. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Rain. Low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday
Rain, snow, and sleet likely before 1pm, then a chance of snow between 1pm and 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 10.
M.L.King Day
Sunny, with a high near 21.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 13.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 20 ft)
10:50 am EST Jan 17, 2019
12pm EST Jan 17, 2019-6pm EST Jan 23, 2019
 
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