Heavy Precipitation for the West; Fire Weather Concerns for the Southwest High Plains

A Moderate Risk of Excessive Rainfall remains in effect along portions of coastal southern California today. Heavy rain, gusty winds and heavy mountain snow in California are expected to become less intense by Wednesday. Meanwhile, a warming trend is expected to expand from the Great Plains into the Midwest through midweek. Fire weather concerns increase Wednesday for the Southwest High Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Mostly Cloudy

41°F

5°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed E 7 mph
Barometer 30.43 in (1030.4 mb)
Dewpoint 26°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill36°F (2°C)
Last update 20 Feb 8:52 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 29. East wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 29 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 49. Light and variable wind becoming east around 6 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 31. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 31 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of rain after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 55. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 55 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain likely, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 47. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain
    Likely

    Low: 47 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of rain, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 57 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 27.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 27 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 29. East wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 49. Light and variable wind becoming east around 6 mph in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 31. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
A slight chance of rain after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 55. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Rain likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 47. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
A chance of rain, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 27.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 53.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Tuesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.91°N 77.05°W (Elev. 89 ft)
9:30 pm EST Feb 20, 2024
9pm EST Feb 20, 2024-6pm EST Feb 27, 2024
 
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