Heavy Rainfall And Severe Weather Potential Continues From The Plains To The Mississippi Valley; Dry Out West

A low pressure system over the Mississippi Valley may yield heavy rainfall and flash flooding concerns through Friday. In addition, the threat for severe thunderstorms capable of damaging winds and large hail will continue. Fire threats remain high across parts of the West with hot and dry conditions expected. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Overcast

78°F

26°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.09 in (1019.0 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 16 Aug 7:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SW Forest Heights MD

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 101. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Sunny
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 93 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then scattered showers between midnight and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 73 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered showers between 8am and noon, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. West wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, mainly after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

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

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 6 mph.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 101. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then scattered showers between midnight and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Scattered showers between 8am and noon, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. West wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, mainly after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SW Forest Heights MD
 38.8°N 77.01°W (Elev. 30 ft)
7:30 am EDT Aug 16, 2018
8am EDT Aug 16, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 22, 2018
 
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