Blistering Heat Wave Across Southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley This Weekend; Wet Weather In The East

A scorching Heat Wave will continue across the southern tier of the country. Temperatures and Heat Indices will reach or easily surpass triple digits, as a ridge of high pressure dominates. Widespread Excessive Heat Warnings and Advisories are in effect, will persist and spread into the Southwest/CA next week. Meanwhile, locally heavy rain will be possible for the OH Valley/Mid-Atl/Northeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Overcast

74°F

23°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed E 9 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.7 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Jul 6:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC, Reagan National Airport VA

Flash Flood Watch July 21, 11:00am until July 22, 02:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  • Today

    Today: Rain, mainly after 8am. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 74. East wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain, mainly before 2am, then a slight chance of showers after 2am. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 64. Northwest wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 81. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 73 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near 82. Southeast wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 73 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 84. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 73 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Rain, mainly after 8am. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 74. East wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Tonight
Rain, mainly before 2am, then a slight chance of showers after 2am. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 64. Northwest wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 81. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 82. Southeast wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 84. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 85. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC, Reagan National Airport VA
 38.84°N 77.03°W (Elev. 3 ft)
7:27 am EDT Jul 21, 2018
7am EDT Jul 21, 2018-6pm EDT Jul 27, 2018
 
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