Excessive Heat for the Central and Eastern U.S.; Severe Weather from the Plain into the Great Lakes

Excessive heat will affect the center and eastern portions of our country today with numerous record highs are expected. The combination of heat and humidity, along and ahead of cold front, will focus showers and thunderstorms. Storms could be severe from the western High Plains, Midwest into the Great Lakes region; Locally heavy rainfall may result in isolated instances of flash flooding. Read More >

Current conditions at

Patuxent River, Naval Air Station (KNHK)

Lat: 38.28°NLon: 76.41°WElev: 39ft.

A Few Clouds

86°F

30°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed NW 9 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1014.0 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index93°F (34°C)
Last update 15 Jul 8:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Dowell MD

Excessive Heat Watch July 16, 11:00am until July 16, 08:00pm
Excessive Heat Warning July 15, 11:00am until July 15, 08:00pm
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Excessive Heat Watch
Excessive Heat Warning
  • Today

    Today: Sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 114. Light and variable wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the morning.

    High: 98 °F

    Hot

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 76. South wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Low: 76 °F

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 111. South wind 6 to 9 mph.

    High: 98 °F

    Hot

  • Tuesday Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 80. South wind around 8 mph.

    Low: 80 °F

    Mostly Clear

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    High: 95 °F

    Mostly Sunny
    then Showers
    Likely

  • Wednesday Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11pm and 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Low: 76 °F

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    High: 86 °F

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

  • Thursday Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Low: 72 °F

    Chance
    T-storms

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

    High: 85 °F

    Mostly Sunny

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 114. Light and variable wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the morning.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 76. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 111. South wind 6 to 9 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 80. South wind around 8 mph.
Wednesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11pm and 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Friday Night
A chance of showers after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Dowell MD
 38.36°N 76.43°W (Elev. 52 ft)
9:33 am EDT Jul 15, 2024
9am EDT Jul 15, 2024-6pm EDT Jul 21, 2024
 
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