Summer Heat Continues; Severe Weather For Northeast

A large ridge of high pressure continues to deliver summer heat w/ humidity in several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, southern Plains, Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, severe thunderstorms are in the forecast for the Northeast into the northern Mid-Atlantic for damaging winds. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Mostly Cloudy

23°C

73°F

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed SW 11 km/h
Barometer 1015.5 mb (29.99 in)
Dewpoint 20°C (68°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 21 Aug 6:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 33. South wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 16 to 21 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 33 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. West wind 10 to 14 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 24 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. West wind around 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 33 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. West wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 22 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. North wind 8 to 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 28 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 18 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 28 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 28 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 33. South wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 16 to 21 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. West wind 10 to 14 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. West wind around 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. West wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. North wind 8 to 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Monday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 6 m)
5:23 am EDT Aug 21, 2019
7am EDT Aug 21, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 27, 2019
 
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