Flash Flood Concerns in Mid-Atlantic, Severe Weather Threats in Upper Midwest, and Fire Weather in the West

Once again, heavy rain and thunderstorms may produce flash flooding across the Mid-Atlantic region today. Flash flood watches are in effect, which includes the Philadelphia and Washington D.C. metro areas. Meanwhile, severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and large hail are possible from North Dakota into Minnesota. Finally, red flag warnings are in effect across several states in the West. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Mostly Cloudy

77°F

25°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 30.10 in (1019.4 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 7 Aug 8:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

Flash Flood Watch August 7, 12:00pm until August 8, 02:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  • Today

    Today: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Light southeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers before 8am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. North wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light and variable wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 73.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 73 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 93 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Light southeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
A chance of showers before 8am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. North wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light and variable wind.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 73.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Wednesday
Showers likely. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Showers likely. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.91°N 77.05°W (Elev. 89 ft)
8:41 am EDT Aug 7, 2020
9am EDT Aug 7, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 13, 2020
 
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