Storms in the Plains; Heat Wave to Begin in the Northern Tier

A slow moving weather system will bring potential for scattered strong to severe storms with damaging wind and hail with areas of locally heavy rain in the South and Central Plains through Monday. A heat wave is expected to begin across the Northern Plains, Upper Midwest, and northern Great Basin with temperatures reaching over 20 degrees above normal in some areas. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Mostly Cloudy

56°F

13°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 30.24 in (1023.9 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 16 May 3:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Alexandria VA

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. South wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then
    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. South wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 85.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. South wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tonight
Scattered showers before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. South wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
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Point Forecast:
Alexandria VA
 38.83°N 77.09°W (Elev. 249 ft)
4:31 am EDT May 16, 2021
4am EDT May 16, 2021-6pm EDT May 22, 2021
 
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