Cold Temperatures and Some Snow

A strong cold front and low pressure system will press from the Central U.S. through the East over the next couple of days. The impressive cold front will allow a cold air mass to settle in east of the Rockies and numerous record low temperatures are likely the next few days, especially Wednesday morning. A streak of snow is also expected from the central Plains to northern New England. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Fair

49°F

9°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1014.2 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill46°F (8°C)
Last update 20 Apr 4:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 76. Light south wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. South wind 8 to 11 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Scattered showers before 11am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 11am and 2pm, then scattered showers after 2pm.  High near 68. South wind 11 to 18 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers

    High: 68 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 37. Northwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 37 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. West wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 40.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 40 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 67.

    Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 45.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 45 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 76. Light south wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. South wind 8 to 11 mph.
Wednesday
Scattered showers before 11am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 11am and 2pm, then scattered showers after 2pm. High near 68. South wind 11 to 18 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37. Northwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. West wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 67.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Saturday
Showers likely after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 20 ft)
4:34 am EDT Apr 20, 2021
5am EDT Apr 20, 2021-6pm EDT Apr 26, 2021
 
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