Extreme Fire Weather Threat in Southern California; Chilly Weather for Much of U.S.; Heavy Rain in South Plains

Cold, Canadian air will cause Santa Ana winds to develop across southern California for extreme fire weather threats early this week, and critical Fire Weather threats through mid-week. This cold air is also plunging much of the U.S. below to much below normal temperatures, especially, across the High Plains. Heavy rains continue across the South Plains as moist air rides over this cold front. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Patuxent River, Naval Air Station (KNHK)

Lat: 38.28°NLon: 76.41°WElev: 39ft.

Overcast

58°F

14°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1020.5 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 15 Oct 7:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lexington Park MD

  • Today

    Today: Showers likely with patchy drizzle before 11am, then a chance of showers after 5pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Southwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southwest wind 11 to 14 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers before 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. North wind 6 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers before 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. West wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 45 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 56.

    Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 41.

    Clear

    Low: 41 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 62.

    Sunny

    High: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers likely with patchy drizzle before 11am, then a chance of showers after 5pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Southwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southwest wind 11 to 14 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A chance of showers before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. North wind 6 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers before 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. West wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 56.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 41.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 62.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
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Point Forecast:
Lexington Park MD
 38.27°N 76.47°W (Elev. 98 ft)
7:31 am EDT Oct 15, 2018
8am EDT Oct 15, 2018-6pm EDT Oct 21, 2018
 
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