Heavy Snow for the North-Central U.S.; Bitter Cold and a Second Storm to Follow

Heavy snow will develop overnight in the Dakotas and move into northern Minnesota on Thursday. Light sleet and freezing rain accumulations will be possible south of the area of heavy snow from South Dakota into central Minnesota. Bitter cold temperatures will follow this weekend along with another storm impacting the Pacific Northwest starting Friday then moving down the Rockies through Monday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Partly Cloudy

69°F

21°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 30.23 in (1023.5 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Oct 8:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Areas of fog after midnight.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Light south wind.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Areas
    Fog

    Low: 61 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Areas of fog before 11am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Areas Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 75. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 77 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 61 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Areas of fog after midnight. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Light south wind.
Thursday
Areas of fog before 11am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind 3 to 5 mph.
Friday
Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 75. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 64.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 20 ft)
8:32 pm EDT Oct 21, 2020
9pm EDT Oct 21, 2020-6pm EDT Oct 28, 2020
 
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