Powerful Pacific Storm to Bring Widespread Hazardous Weather to West Coast; Two Storm Systems to Impact Central and Eastern U.S.

A powerful Pacific storm will hammer the West Coast into Friday with strong winds, heavy rain and heavy mountain snow. Heavy rain will bring a threat of flash flooding along recent burn scars while blizzard conditions are expected in the Sierras. Meanwhile, two winter storms will bring areas of heavy snow and freezing rain followed by bitter cold into this weekend from the Plains to the Northeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Mostly Cloudy

44°F

7°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed NW 13 G 20 mph
Barometer 30.16 in (1021.2 mb)
Dewpoint 26°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill38°F (3°C)
Last update 16 Jan 2:52 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of rain and snow between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. North wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 34 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Snow before 1am, then rain, snow, and sleet likely.  Low around 32. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow and sleet accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow then
    Wintry Mix

    Low: 32 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 46. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the morning.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 46 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of rain and snow before 1pm, then a chance of rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 41 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain.  Low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    Low: 37 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain likely before 2pm, then a chance of rain and snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 48 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 13.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming north after midnight.
Thursday
A slight chance of rain and snow between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. North wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
Snow before 1am, then rain, snow, and sleet likely. Low around 32. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow and sleet accumulation of around an inch possible.
Friday
Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 46. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
A slight chance of rain and snow before 1pm, then a chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
Rain. Low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Rain likely before 2pm, then a chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13.
M.L.King Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 46. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.91°N 77.02°W (Elev. 72 ft)
12:33 pm EST Jan 16, 2019
3pm EST Jan 16, 2019-6pm EST Jan 23, 2019
 
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