Severe Storms in the Midwest and Ohio Valley; Strong Winter Storm in the West; Critical Fire Weather in the Plains

Severe storms capable of producing large hail, damaging winds, and tornadoes, some of which could be strong will be possible in the Midwest and Ohio Valley through tonight. A strong winter storm continues to produce impacts across the west including heavy snow, gusty winds and rain. Critical fire weather conditions will continue across the Texas Panhandle into Oklahoma through this evening. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Overcast

15°C

59°F

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed S 17 G 35 km/h
Barometer 1006.3 mb (29.72 in)
Dewpoint 11°C (51°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 28 Feb 3:52 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

Wind Advisory February 28, 06:00pm until February 29, 04:00am
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Wind Advisory
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Isolated showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 13. South wind around 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 13 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 5pm.  High near 19. South wind 23 to 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 60 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Showers

    High: 19 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and 11pm.  Low around -1. Breezy, with a northwest wind 35 to 40 km/h decreasing to 24 to 29 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 75 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Showers and
    Breezy then
    Mostly Clear
    and Blustery

    Low: -1 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 8. Northwest wind 18 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 37 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 8 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -1. Northwest wind 5 to 13 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -1 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 13.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 13 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain likely, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 6 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain likely, mainly before 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 15. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 15 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain before 8pm, then a chance of rain after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 9 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Isolated showers. Cloudy, with a low around 13. South wind around 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 5pm. High near 19. South wind 23 to 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 60 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and 11pm. Low around -1. Breezy, with a northwest wind 35 to 40 km/h decreasing to 24 to 29 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 75 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 8. Northwest wind 18 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 37 km/h.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -1. Northwest wind 5 to 13 km/h.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 13.
Friday Night
Rain likely, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Rain likely, mainly before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 15. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain before 8pm, then a chance of rain after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 6 m)
3:30 am EST Feb 28, 2024
4am EST Feb 28, 2024-6pm EST Mar 5, 2024
 
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