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Extreme Fire Weather Conditions in the Desert Southwest on Thursday

Strong winds, low relative humidity, and dry ground conditions increase the threat for wildfire activity in the Desert Southwest, Great Basin, Central/Southern High Plains and Southeast on Thursday. The greatest concern is in New Mexico and Arizona, where winds of 30 to 40 mph (with gusts up to 50 to 60 mph) and an extremely dry air mass will fuel Extreme-level fire weather conditions. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Light Rain

53°F

12°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed NW 15 G 30 mph
Barometer 29.81 in (1009.6 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill48°F (9°C)
Last update 19 Apr 12:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Breezy, with a northwest wind 13 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    High: 57 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 36. Northwest wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 36 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 56. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 38. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 38 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 60. Northwest wind around 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Breezy, with a northwest wind 13 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 36. Northwest wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 56. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 60. Northwest wind around 7 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.91°N 77.05°W (Elev. 89 ft)
1:28 pm EDT Apr 19, 2018
1pm EDT Apr 19, 2018-6pm EDT Apr 25, 2018
 
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