Wintry Weather from the Plains to the Northeast; Severe Storms Possible Along the Gulf Coast

A swath of wintry precipitation will affect many areas from the Central Plains to the Northeast through Tuesday, with locally heavy snowfall over interior New England. Farther south, strong to severe thunderstorms are expected for portions for Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama, where a few tornadoes are also possible. Unsettled weather will return to much of the Pacific Northwest on Tuesday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Light Rain Snow Fog/Mist

35°F

2°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed NE 7 mph
Barometer 30.25 in (1024.2 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Wind Chill29°F (-2°C)
Last update 16 Dec 5:52 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • Today

    Today: Rain, snow, and sleet before 10am, then rain, possibly mixed with sleet between 10am and 1pm, then rain after 1pm.  High near 37. East wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Wintry Mix

    High: 37 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain.  Low around 37. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming southeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 37 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain.  High near 46. Southeast wind 6 to 13 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 46 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 42. West wind 7 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 24.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 24 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 34.

    Sunny

    High: 34 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 26.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 26 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 41.

    Sunny

    High: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Rain, snow, and sleet before 10am, then rain, possibly mixed with sleet between 10am and 1pm, then rain after 1pm. High near 37. East wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Rain. Low around 37. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming southeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Rain. High near 46. Southeast wind 6 to 13 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 42. West wind 7 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 24.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 34.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 26.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 41.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 44.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.91°N 77.05°W (Elev. 89 ft)
6:40 am EST Dec 16, 2019
6am EST Dec 16, 2019-6pm EST Dec 22, 2019
 
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