Thunderstorms And Heavy Rain Is Expected Through The Plains; Poor Air Quality Persists Out West into Upper Midwest; Major Hurricane Lane Moves Into The Central Pacific

Thunderstorms with heavy to excessive rain is expected across much of the Plains, as a weather system moves into the region. Meanwhile, smoke from numerous ongoing wildfires in western North America are requiring air quality alerts throughout the West into the Upper Midwest. Finally, Major Hurricane Lane continues to track almost due west, transitioning from the Eastern to Central Pacific Ocean. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Mostly Cloudy

75°F

24°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed NW 8 mph
Barometer 29.86 in (1011.2 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Aug 3:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Forest Heights MD

  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers between noon and 3pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. North wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then
    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Isolated showers after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Isolated
    Showers

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Isolated showers before 8pm, then isolated showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. East wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. East wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 86 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers between noon and 3pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. North wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Isolated showers before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Isolated showers after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
Isolated showers before 8pm, then isolated showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. East wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. East wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WNW Forest Heights MD
 38.82°N 77.04°W (Elev. 3 ft)
1:56 am EDT Aug 19, 2018
4am EDT Aug 19, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 25, 2018
 
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