Vigorous System Impacting the Northwest; Large System To Affect East

A potent storm system is delivering heavy rainfall, strong winds, rough surf and beach erosion along the Pacific Northwest coast with mountain snow inland. Expect a couple more systems to arrive late week into the weekend. Meanwhile, another developing large scale system will deliver a heavy rain and renewed flood threat to much of the East late Wednesday through Friday, which may impact travel. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

A Few Clouds

39°F

4°C

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed N 6 mph
Barometer 30.21 in (1022.8 mb)
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill35°F (2°C)
Last update 18 Dec 9:52 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 32. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 32 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 47. South wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 47 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain, mainly after 1pm.  High near 50. Calm wind becoming east around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain

    High: 50 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain before 1am, then showers after 1am. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 48. Southeast wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 48 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 62 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 42 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 48.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 34.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 32. Calm wind.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 47. South wind 3 to 8 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Rain, mainly after 1pm. High near 50. Calm wind becoming east around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Rain before 1am, then showers after 1am. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 48. Southeast wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Friday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 48.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 34.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 47.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 47.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Christmas Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 20 ft)
9:31 pm EST Dec 18, 2018
10pm EST Dec 18, 2018-6pm EST Dec 25, 2018
 
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