Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A significant winter storm continues to impact much of the West with heavy mountain snow and widespread damaging winds, including dangerous, blizzard conditions in the Sierra Nevada. In the Central and Southern High Plains, an expansive area of warm, dry, and windy conditions is leading to a large area of elevated to high-end critical fire-weather conditions. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Partly Cloudy

46°F

8°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.17 in (1021.7 mb)
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Last update 3 Mar 12:52 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Patchy fog.  Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 43. West wind around 5 mph.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 43 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 65 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain likely, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 48. Northeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain
    Likely

    Low: 48 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 58 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain likely, mainly after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain
    Likely

    High: 62 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Rain likely, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Patchy fog. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 43. West wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Calm wind.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
Rain likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 48. Northeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Rain likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Wednesday
Rain likely, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A chance of rain before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 59. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Friday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.91°N 77.02°W (Elev. 72 ft)
12:30 am EST Mar 3, 2024
1am EST Mar 3, 2024-6pm EST Mar 9, 2024
 
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