Severe Weather for the Central High Plains; Heavy Rain/Flood Concerns in Parts of the East

Strong to severe thunderstorms capable of strong winds and large hail are possible over portions of the central High Plains this afternoon, including parts of the Denver metro area. A stalled front is expected to bring additional rain and flash flood risks in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast through Thursday. Red flag warnings are in effect across the Interior Northwest and Great Basin today. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Washington/Dulles International Airport, DC (KIAD)

Lat: 38.93°NLon: 77.45°WElev: 312ft.

Mostly Cloudy

84°F

29°C

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed NE 6 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.6 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 5 Aug 5:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Reston VA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 82. East wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 69. East wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Light north wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light north wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 71.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 82. East wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 69. East wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Light north wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light north wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 71.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Reston VA
 38.97°N 77.36°W (Elev. 430 ft)
4:33 pm EDT Aug 5, 2020
6pm EDT Aug 5, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 12, 2020
 
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