Heat Across The Southern U.S.; Storms And Heavy Rain in Central U.S.

The early-season heat across portions of the Southern U.S. will continue for much of this week with more potential record high temperatures. On Tuesday, expect 90s and triple digits from the southern Plains into parts of the Lower Mississippi Valley. Also on Tuesday, strong to severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall will be possible from the central Plains into the Mid Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Fair

74°F

23°C

Humidity 38%
Wind Speed W 10 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1012.6 mb)
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 May 9:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Alexandria VA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 81. West wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers before 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2am and 5am, then showers likely after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2pm, then a slight chance of showers between 2pm and 5pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind around 9 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 94 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 81. West wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers before 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2am and 5am, then showers likely after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2pm, then a slight chance of showers between 2pm and 5pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind around 9 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Saturday
A chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
Alexandria VA
 38.83°N 77.09°W (Elev. 249 ft)
7:32 am EDT May 17, 2022
10am EDT May 17, 2022-6pm EDT May 23, 2022
 
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