Flash Flood Risk in the Mid-Atlantic; Storms in the High Plains; Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West

Heavy rain and thunderstorms will pose a flash flood risk for the Mid-Atlantic. Severe thunderstorms are possible through Friday from the northern and central Plains to the Upper Midwest. Elevated and critical fire weather conditions with isolated dry thunderstorm potential across a large part of the West. Above average temperatures are expected in the Southern Plains and Northeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Gaithersburg - Montgomery County Airport (KGAI)

Lat: 39.17°NLon: 77.17°WElev: 495ft.

Fair

22°C

72°F

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 1019.5 mb (30.08 in)
Dewpoint 22°C (71°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 12 Aug 9:56 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

North Kensington MD

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 23. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 23 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 28. East wind 5 to 8 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 28 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. East wind 5 to 8 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 22 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Northeast wind 8 to 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 29 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. East wind 8 to 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 21 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 27 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 21 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 26 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 21 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a low around 23. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 28. East wind 5 to 8 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. East wind 5 to 8 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Northeast wind 8 to 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. East wind 8 to 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Tuesday
A chance of thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
North Kensington MD
 39.05°N 77.05°W (Elev. 130 m)
7:49 pm EDT Aug 12, 2020
10pm EDT Aug 12, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 19, 2020
 
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