Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West; Storms in the High Plains

Gusty winds, very dry conditions, and areas of dry thunderstorms are producing Critical fire weather threats across the Great Basin, Northern Rockies, and into the Northern High Plains. Severe storms in the High Plains are primarily expected to contain damaging winds and large hail. Near record heat in the South and Central High Plains and the Northeast. Heat builds into the Southwest this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Partly Cloudy

81°F

27°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1015.2 mb)
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 11 Aug 9:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ESE Washington DC

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 93. South wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 77 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. East wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 75 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

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

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 73 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. South wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. East wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ESE Washington DC
 38.89°N 77°W (Elev. 52 ft)
10:31 am EDT Aug 11, 2020
10am EDT Aug 11, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 17, 2020
 
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