Storms, Heat, and Humidity Central & Eastern U.S.; Fire Weather Threats in the West

Strong to severe storms and locally heavy rain will develop ahead of a warm front lifting into the Northeast, and across portions of the Plains and Upper Midwest from another weather system. Monsoon moisture into the Four Corners area may produce locally heavy rain. Some moisture reaching into the Great Basin may produce fire weather threats in the form of isolated dry thunderstorms. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Overcast

28°C

82°F

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed SE 9 km/h
Barometer 1024.0 mb (30.24 in)
Dewpoint 21°C (70°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index30°C (86°F)
Last update 16 Jul 11:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A slight chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 32. Southeast wind 14 to 18 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 32 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southeast wind 13 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 37 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Heat index values as high as 38. Southwest wind 11 to 14 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 34 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. South wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 23 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 36. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 36 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 24 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 37 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 37 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 32. Southeast wind 14 to 18 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southeast wind 13 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 37 km/h.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Heat index values as high as 38. Southwest wind 11 to 14 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. South wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 36. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 6 m)
12:29 pm EDT Jul 16, 2020
12pm EDT Jul 16, 2020-6pm EDT Jul 22, 2020
 
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