Showers and Thunderstorms; Fire Weather Threats

A series of cold fronts will produce showers and a few strong thunderstorms across parts of the High Plains and into the northern Rockies, and the Mid-Atlantic. Strong, dry winds in the northern Plains, 4-Corners area, and the Southeast will produce elevated fire weather threats. Locally heavy rain may cause flash flooding in Hawaii. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Overcast

64°F

18°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed SW 10 mph
Barometer 29.85 in (1010.7 mb)
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 7 May 1:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 67. South wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 67 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a slight chance of showers after 5am.  Low around 44. West wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, mainly between 8am and 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 61. Northwest wind 7 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 61 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of rain before 2pm, then a chance of showers after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 67. South wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a slight chance of showers after 5am. Low around 44. West wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
A chance of showers, mainly between 8am and 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 61. Northwest wind 7 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain before 2pm, then a chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 61. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.91°N 77.02°W (Elev. 72 ft)
1:34 pm EDT May 7, 2021
2pm EDT May 7, 2021-6pm EDT May 13, 2021
 
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