Storms in the East; Monsoons and Fire Weather Out West

A slow moving frontal system will bring strong to severe storms, and, locally heavy rain from the Plains to the Northeast. Monsoon moisture shifts to the east into portions of the southern Plains and may produce excessive rains across portions of the High Plains and desert southwest. Fire Weather threats remain elevated to critical with isolated dry thunderstorms in the Intermountain West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Frederick Municipal Airport (KFDK)

Lat: 39.42°NLon: 77.37°WElev: 269ft.

Mostly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 30.10 in
Dewpoint 79°F (26°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 17 Aug 8:50 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSW Knoxville MD

  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers before noon, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between noon and 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Isolated
    Showers then
    Heavy Rain

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 9pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 71 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. West wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light north wind.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, mainly before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 83. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers before noon, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between noon and 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 9pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. West wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light north wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, mainly before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 83. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSW Knoxville MD
 39.33°N 77.67°W (Elev. 249 ft)
7:29 am EDT Aug 17, 2018
9am EDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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