Showers and Thunderstorms; Fire Weather Threats

A series of cold fronts will produce showers and a few strong thunderstorms across parts of the High Plains and into the northern Rockies, and the Mid-Atlantic. Strong, dry winds in the northern Plains, 4-Corners area, and the Southeast will produce elevated fire weather threats. Locally heavy rain may cause flash flooding in Hawaii. Read More >

Current conditions at

Gaithersburg - Montgomery County Airport (KGAI)

Lat: 39.17°NLon: 77.17°WElev: 495ft.

Mostly Cloudy

16°C

61°F

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed SE 19 G 26 km/h
Barometer 1013.5 mb (29.89 in)
Dewpoint 7°C (44°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 7 May 11:56 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Gaithersburg MD

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  High near 18. South wind around 14 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    Showers

    High: 18 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 2am.  Low around 5. Northwest wind 10 to 18 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 5 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers before 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 15. Northwest wind 13 to 18 km/h increasing to 24 to 29 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 39 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 15 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 6. Northwest wind 10 to 18 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 6 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of rain before 2pm, then showers likely after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17. West wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south 13 to 18 km/h in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 17 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 13 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 20 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 8.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 8 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 18.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 18 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. High near 18. South wind around 14 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 2am. Low around 5. Northwest wind 10 to 18 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Saturday
A chance of showers before 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 15. Northwest wind 13 to 18 km/h increasing to 24 to 29 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 39 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 6. Northwest wind 10 to 18 km/h.
Sunday
A chance of rain before 2pm, then showers likely after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17. West wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south 13 to 18 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 18.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 6.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 19.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 8. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 18. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Gaithersburg MD
 39.13°N 77.21°W (Elev. 123 m)
10:32 am EDT May 7, 2021
12pm EDT May 7, 2021-6pm EDT May 13, 2021
 
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