Summer Heat Continues; Severe Weather For Northeast

A large ridge of high pressure continues to bring summer heat and humidity to several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, southern Plains, Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, severe thunderstorms are forecast for the Northeast and northern Mid-Atlantic today. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

A Few Clouds

91°F

33°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed SW 14 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1012.8 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index98°F (37°C)
Last update 21 Aug 1:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 100. South wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 74. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. West wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. North wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 100. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 74. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. West wind 5 to 8 mph.
Thursday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. North wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Monday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.91°N 77.02°W (Elev. 72 ft)
1:31 pm EDT Aug 21, 2019
2pm EDT Aug 21, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 27, 2019
 
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