Record High Temperatures Likely Across the Mid-Atlantic; Severe Weather in the Upper Midwest and Southwest

An intense heat wave will peak across the Mid-Atlantic and I-95 Urban Corridor this weekend. Record high temperatures are likely with widespread heat indices exceeding 100 degrees. In the Midwest, severe storms capable of producing strong winds, hail, a few tornadoes and heavy rain will be possible Saturday. Additionally, strong storms will also be possible Saturday in the Four Corners region. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Fair

88°F

31°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1017.5 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index93°F (34°C)
Last update 22 Jun 10:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

Heat Advisory until June 22, 08:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  •  
    Heat Advisory until June 22, 08:00pm

    NOW until 8:00pm Sat

    Heat Advisory

  • Today

    High: 100 °F

    Hot

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 80. South wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Low: 80 °F

    Partly Cloudy

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Increasing clouds and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 104. Southwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    High: 98 °F

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

  • Sunday Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Low: 76 °F

    Showers
    Likely

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    High: 91 °F

    Chance
    Showers

  • Monday Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 70.

    Low: 70 °F

    Mostly Clear

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 92.

    High: 92 °F

    Sunny

  • Tuesday Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 73.

    Low: 73 °F

    Mostly Clear

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Heat index values as high as 106. South wind 6 to 8 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 80. South wind 5 to 8 mph.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Increasing clouds and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 104. Southwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 70.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 92.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 73.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 99.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 20 ft)
10:30 am EDT Jun 22, 2024
11am EDT Jun 22, 2024-6pm EDT Jun 28, 2024
 
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