Heavy Rain Expected In The Mid-Atlantic; Strong System Sweeps Into Plains

Locally heavy rainfall and a few severe thunderstorms are possible over the Mid-Atlantic into eastern North Carolina, as the remnants of Nestor move across the region today. Elsewhere, a very strong storm system will sweep into the Plains and severe thunderstorms with very large hail, damaging winds, heavy rain and a few tornadoes are expected from parts of Texas and Oklahoma into Arkansas. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Rain Fog/Mist

55°F

13°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed NE 10 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1015.1 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 2.00 mi
Wind Chill52°F (11°C)
Last update 20 Oct 9:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • Today

    Today: Rain, mainly before 5pm.  High near 60. Northeast wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 60 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of rain, mainly before 8pm.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. North wind 6 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 48 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 70. North wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely, mainly after 11am.  Cloudy, with a high near 68. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 68 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 64.

    Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 68.

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Rain, mainly before 5pm. High near 60. Northeast wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
A chance of rain, mainly before 8pm. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. North wind 6 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 70. North wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Tuesday
Showers likely, mainly after 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 68. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 64.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 68.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 66.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.91°N 77.02°W (Elev. 72 ft)
7:31 am EDT Oct 20, 2019
10am EDT Oct 20, 2019-6pm EDT Oct 26, 2019
 
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