Heavy Rainfall Possible Across the Central U.S.; Poor Air Quality Across the Northwest and North Central States

Thunderstorms will produce locally heavy rainfall and possibly some flash flooding across central portions of the country through tonight, with a few strong to locally severe thunderstorms possible. Otherwise, smoke from the wildfires burning across western North America will continue to create poor air quality across northern portions of the country. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Mostly Cloudy

86°F

30°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed N 7 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1014.1 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 19 Aug 2:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. North wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Northeast wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. East wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 85. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers after 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 85 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. North wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Northeast wind around 7 mph.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. East wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 85. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 20 ft)
1:30 pm EDT Aug 19, 2018
3pm EDT Aug 19, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 26, 2018
 
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