An Enduring Heat Wave Begins for Texas and Southern Plains

Starting today, a blazing Heat Wave will consume much of the Southern Plains and Lower MS Valley through early next week, especially for TX. Numerous Excessive Heat Warnings, Watches and Advisories are in effect for the mid-section of TX and OK and these hazards will only become more widespread. Expect record Highs temps and very dangerous Heat Indices, both surging well north of triple digits. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Partly Cloudy

87°F

31°C

Humidity 31%
Wind Speed N 7 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.7 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 18 Jul 4:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 66. North wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 86. North wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 67. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. East wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 66. North wind 3 to 7 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 86. North wind 3 to 5 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. East wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 20 ft)
4:27 pm EDT Jul 18, 2018
5pm EDT Jul 18, 2018-6pm EDT Jul 25, 2018
 
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