Heat Continues in the Northeast and Northwest U.S.; Areas of Flash Flooding In the Ohio Valley and Southwest

Dangerous heat will continue to impact portions of the interior Northwest and Northeast U.S. Some relief is expected by Wednesday for the Northeast. Monsoon showers and thunderstorms may result in flash flooding and debris flows from the Four Corners region into the Great Basin this week. Thunderstorms, some severe, may produce excessive rainfall from the Ohio Valley to the Central Appalachians. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Mostly Cloudy

81°F

27°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.8 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 10 Aug 12:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Light north wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 77 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 102. Northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 91 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers before 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 86. Northwest wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. North wind around 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 61.

    Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Light north wind.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 102. Northwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers before 2pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 86. Northwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. North wind around 6 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 61.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.91°N 77.02°W (Elev. 72 ft)
10:29 pm EDT Aug 9, 2022
1am EDT Aug 10, 2022-6pm EDT Aug 16, 2022
 
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