Powerful Storm to Impact the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Areas of the Plains

A powerful winter storm is underway across the west bringing heavy higher elevation mountain snow, dangerous blizzard for the Sierra Nevada Mountains, damaging winds, hazardous sea conditions and cold temperatures to much of the West through this weekend. Meanwhile, critical fire weather concerns increase this weekend for portions of the central and southern High Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

A Few Clouds

35°F

2°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.58 in (1035.4 mb)
Dewpoint 24°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 1 Mar 6:52 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • Today

    Today: Increasing clouds, with a high near 53. Light and variable wind becoming south 6 to 11 mph in the morning.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 53 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain, mainly after 10pm.  Low around 43. East wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    then Rain

    Low: 43 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain, mainly before 1pm.  High near 56. East wind 6 to 8 mph becoming north in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 56 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of rain before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 64. North wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 65.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Increasing clouds, with a high near 53. Light and variable wind becoming south 6 to 11 mph in the morning.
Tonight
Rain, mainly after 10pm. Low around 43. East wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Rain, mainly before 1pm. High near 56. East wind 6 to 8 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of rain before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 64. North wind 3 to 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 65.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 20 ft)
6:30 am EST Mar 1, 2024
7am EST Mar 1, 2024-6pm EST Mar 7, 2024
 
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