Central U.S. Severe Storms and Heavy Rain; Western Fire Weather Threats

A strong system will produce a swath of impacts. Severe storms with large hail, damaging winds, and a couple of tornadoes will be possible in the south and central Plains. Heavy rain could cause flash flooding in the Mid Mississippi Valley. Mountain snow will develop in the Rockies. Critical fire weather threats are expected across northern California and the Southwest. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Light Rain and Breezy

59°F

15°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed NW 21 G 36 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.8 mb)
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 8 May 2:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce small hail.  Partly sunny, with a high near 61. Northwest wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 61 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 45. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light  after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 45 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Light and variable wind becoming south 8 to 13 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 68 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 42.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 42 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 68.

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce small hail. Partly sunny, with a high near 61. Northwest wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 45. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light after midnight.
Sunday
A chance of showers, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Light and variable wind becoming south 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 68.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 20 ft)
1:52 pm EDT May 8, 2021
3pm EDT May 8, 2021-6pm EDT May 15, 2021
 
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