Heavy Rain Threat Along Central Gulf Coast; Severe Weather Possible Across Upper Midwest

Heavy rainfall remains likely along the central Gulf Coast through Friday, from southeast Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle. This rainfall may be excessive and produce flash flooding across the saturated region. Meanwhile, a strong cold front will push into the Upper Midwest and may trigger severe thunderstorms today. These storms may contain hail and damaging winds from Minnesota to Nebraska. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Overcast

77°F

25°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed NE 8 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1020.6 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 16 Sep 10:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. East wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Northeast wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light north wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 87 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 85.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 84.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. East wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Northeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light north wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 20 ft)
10:31 am EDT Sep 16, 2021
11am EDT Sep 16, 2021-6pm EDT Sep 22, 2021
 
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