Major Hurricane Lane Nudging Closer to Hawaii; Heavy Rain and Strong Storms in Southwest and East.

The latest Central Pacific Hurricane Center forecast track brings major hurricane Lane closer to Hawaii later this week. A strong low and associated cold front will bring a threat of strong to severe thunderstorms and heavy rain to portions of the Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic, and Northeast. Monsoon moisture may produce local flash flooding in the Southwest and dry thunderstorms in the Great Basin. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Thunderstorm in Vicinity

80°F

27°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 29.87 in (1011.5 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 21 Aug 4:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

Coastal Flood Advisory until August 22, 09:00am
Flood Warning until August 21, 07:15pm
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Coastal Flood Advisory
Flood Warning
  •  
    Coastal Flood Advisory until August 22, 09:00am
    Flood Warning until August 21, 07:15pm

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 83. Southeast wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then scattered showers between 11pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 85 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 80. North wind 8 to 11 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 83. Southeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then scattered showers between 11pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 80. North wind 8 to 11 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.91°N 77.05°W (Elev. 89 ft)
5:20 pm EDT Aug 21, 2018
5pm EDT Aug 21, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 28, 2018
 
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