Dangerous Heat and Humidity Continues Over the Midwest/ East; Severe Thunderstorms Upper Midwest Into Great Lakes

Oppressive heat and humidity will continue through today from the Midwest to the East Coast. The Midwest will get a slight reprieve on Sunday as a cold front moves through the area, while excessive heat continues in the East. Severe thunderstorms capable of damaging wind gusts are forecast into tonight across portions of Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin into Lower Michigan. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Partly Cloudy

96°F

36°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed SW 15 G 23 mph
Barometer 29.85 in (1010.8 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index105°F (41°C)
Last update 20 Jul 5:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

Excessive Heat Watch July 21, 11:00am until July 21, 09:00pm
Excessive Heat Warning until July 20, 09:00pm
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Excessive Heat Watch
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    Excessive Heat Warning until July 20, 09:00pm

    NOW until
    9:00pm Sat

    Excessive Heat Warning

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 83. West wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 83 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Heat index values as high as 110. West wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 100 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 80. West wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 80 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 91. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 91 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 70. West wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 82 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 83. West wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Heat index values as high as 110. West wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 80. West wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 91. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a low around 70. West wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 86.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 88.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 20 ft)
4:33 pm EDT Jul 20, 2019
6pm EDT Jul 20, 2019-6pm EDT Jul 27, 2019
 
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