Severe Thunderstorm and Heavy Rain Threat Along the East Coast

Severe thunderstorms capable of widespread damaging winds and a few tornadoes will shift across the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast states today and tonight. Heavy rainfall and a risk of flash flooding is also present as tropical moisture streams north along the East Coast. The highest threat exists from the Carolinas into New England. Read More >

Current conditions at

Baltimore, Baltimore-Washington International Airport (KBWI)

Lat: 39.17°NLon: 76.68°WElev: 135ft.

Overcast

71°F

22°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed SE 9 mph
Barometer 29.72 in (1006.1 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Apr 1:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Columbia MD

Flash Flood Watch until April 20, 05:00am
Tornado Watch until April 20, 12:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
Tornado Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until April 20, 05:00am
    Tornado Watch until April 20, 12:00am

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds and heavy rain.  High near 76. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2am and 5am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds and heavy rain.  Low around 60. South wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers before 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. South wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. South wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 63 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 70.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds and heavy rain. High near 76. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2am and 5am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds and heavy rain. Low around 60. South wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Saturday
A chance of showers before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. South wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. South wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 70.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
Columbia MD
 39.21°N 76.88°W (Elev. 410 ft)
1:30 pm EDT Apr 19, 2019
2pm EDT Apr 19, 2019-6pm EDT Apr 25, 2019
 
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