Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West; Storms in the High Plains; Flash Flood Risk in the Mid-Atlantic

Critical fire weather conditions persist across portions of the Northwest, Northern Rockies and Great Basin. Severe thunderstorms with large hail and a few strong gusts are possible across parts of the northern and central Plains. Heavy rainfall brings a flash flooding risk to the Mid-Atlantic. Heat builds in the Southwest into California this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Mostly Cloudy

28°C

83°F

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed S 11 km/h
Barometer 1014.4 mb (29.96 in)
Dewpoint 24°C (75°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index32°C (90°F)
Last update 11 Aug 10:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

Flash Flood Watch August 12, 12:00pm until August 12, 11:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. South wind 8 to 10 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Southwest wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming south in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Partly Sunny
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 33 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. East wind 3 to 8 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 23 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. East wind 5 to 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 29 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. East wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 22 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 30 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 22 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 28 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 20 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. South wind 8 to 10 km/h.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Southwest wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming south in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. East wind 3 to 8 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. East wind 5 to 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. East wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 6 m)
10:33 pm EDT Aug 11, 2020
11pm EDT Aug 11, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 18, 2020
 
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