Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A strong winter storm across the west is currently producing heavy mountain snow, strong/high winds, and heavy low elevation rain to parts of the Pacific Northwest, Great Basin, California and the northern/central Rockies. Impacts are expected to continue through Sunday. Across the High Plains, strong winds and dry air will support Critical to Elevated fire weather conditions through the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Overcast

55°F

13°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed NW 10 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1018.9 mb)
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill52°F (11°C)
Last update 2 Mar 4:52 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ENE Washington DC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. West wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 42 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 62. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Light south wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of rain after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 65 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. East wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain
    Likely

    Low: 48 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 59 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain likely, mainly after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 62 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 47 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
Sunday
Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 62. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Light south wind.
Monday
A slight chance of rain after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
Rain likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. East wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Wednesday
Rain likely, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 57. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 58. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ENE Washington DC
 38.91°N 76.99°W (Elev. 59 ft)
3:30 pm EST Mar 2, 2024
5pm EST Mar 2, 2024-6pm EST Mar 9, 2024
 
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