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

47°F

8°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1012.5 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill45°F (7°C)
Last update 8 May 6:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Arlington VA

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers, mainly between 8am and 2pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 61. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 12 to 17 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 61 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 45. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 45 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Light and variable wind becoming south 9 to 14 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 60. Southwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Northwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 72 °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 65.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 67.

    Sunny

    High: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers, mainly between 8am and 2pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 61. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 12 to 17 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 45. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Light and variable wind becoming south 9 to 14 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Northwest wind around 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 65.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 67.
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%.
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Point Forecast:
Arlington VA
 38.89°N 77.08°W (Elev. 154 ft)
4:34 am EDT May 8, 2021
7am EDT May 8, 2021-6pm EDT May 14, 2021
 
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