Heat, Severe and Fire Weather

Excessive heat warnings persist across the Desert Southwest, while the heat and humidity lingers along the East Coast. An extensive zone of strong to severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and locally heavy rain are expected along a strong cold front from New England to the south-central Plains. Finally, elevated fire weather threats/red flag warnings are likely across the Inter-mountain West. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Overcast

81°F

27°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1012.9 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 21 Aug 11:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Arlington VA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. West wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. North wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. North wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. West wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. North wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. North wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Monday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Arlington VA
 38.87°N 77.08°W (Elev. 200 ft)
10:31 pm EDT Aug 21, 2019
12am EDT Aug 22, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 27, 2019
 
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