Winter Storm Shifting From the Central U.S. to the Northeast; Severe Thunderstorms in the South

A winter storm will track to the Lower Mississippi River Valley by Monday and across the central Appalachians Monday night to southern New England by Tuesday. A swath of snow, sleet and freezing rain will spread from the Central Plains east into southern New England by Monday and Tuesday. Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and tornadoes are possible over the northern Gulf Coast on Monday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Light Rain Snow Fog/Mist

35°F

2°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed NE 7 mph
Barometer 30.25 in (1024.2 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Wind Chill29°F (-2°C)
Last update 16 Dec 5:52 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • Today

    Today: Rain, snow, and sleet, becoming all rain after 10am.  High near 38. East wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Wintry Mix
    then Rain

    High: 38 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain.  Low around 38. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 38 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely before 1pm, then scattered showers after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 46. South wind 6 to 14 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely

    High: 46 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 42. West wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 24.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 24 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 35.

    Sunny

    High: 35 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 26.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 26 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 42.

    Sunny

    High: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Rain, snow, and sleet, becoming all rain after 10am. High near 38. East wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Rain. Low around 38. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Rain likely before 1pm, then scattered showers after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 46. South wind 6 to 14 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 42. West wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 24.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 35.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 26.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 42.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 44.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 20 ft)
5:18 am EST Dec 16, 2019
6am EST Dec 16, 2019-6pm EST Dec 22, 2019
 
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