Powerful Storm for the West; Fire Weather Concerns for the Plains; Lake Effect Snow across New York State

Powerful storm will impact most of the West for the remainder of this week and into the first weekend for the month of March. Heavy precipitation, strong winds and blizzard conditions for the mountains are expected. Downwind of Lake Ontario, heavy lake effect snow will affect Upstate New York through today. For the Plains, dry and breezy conditions will raise critical fire weather conditions. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

A Few Clouds

41°F

5°C

Humidity 33%
Wind Speed NW 17 G 33 mph
Barometer 30.42 in (1030.0 mb)
Dewpoint 14°F (-10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill33°F (1°C)
Last update 29 Feb 10:52 am EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NE Washington DC, Reagan National Airport VA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 47. West wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 47 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 32. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 32 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 52. Light southeast wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 52 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain, mainly after 1am.  Low around 42. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain

    Low: 42 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain likely, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 55. Northeast wind around 7 mph becoming north in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 55 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of rain before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    Low: 47 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 65.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 67.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 47. West wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 32. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Friday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 52. Light southeast wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
Rain, mainly after 1am. Low around 42. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Rain likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 55. Northeast wind around 7 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of rain before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 65.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Tuesday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NE Washington DC, Reagan National Airport VA
 38.86°N 77°W (Elev. 39 ft)
10:52 am EST Feb 29, 2024
11am EST Feb 29, 2024-6pm EST Mar 6, 2024
 
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