Juicy Pacific Storms; Cold and Wintry Weather Pattern in the Upper Midwest

Very wet storms will impact California and some surrounding states over the next several days. Heavy rain may cause flash flooding, and mud and debris flows on burn scars. Heavy snow will impact the western mountains, with blizzards in the California mountains. Meanwhile, a series of storms will bring snow, freezing rain, and bitter cold, especially, later this weekend, to the Upper Midwest. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Partly Cloudy

24°F

-4°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.13 in (1020.1 mb)
Dewpoint 20°F (-7°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 16 Jan 4:52 am EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NW Washington DC

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of rain and snow between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Snow before 1am, then rain, snow, and sleet likely.  Low around 32. Southeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow then
    Wintry Mix

    Low: 32 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 44 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of rain after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 41 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain.  Low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain likely before 2pm, then a chance of rain and snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 47 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable.
Thursday
A slight chance of rain and snow between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
Snow before 1am, then rain, snow, and sleet likely. Low around 32. Southeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Saturday
A chance of rain after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
Rain. Low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday
Rain likely before 2pm, then a chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13.
M.L.King Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 25.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NW Washington DC
 38.92°N 77.08°W (Elev. 121 ft)
4:09 am EST Jan 16, 2019
5am EST Jan 16, 2019-6pm EST Jan 22, 2019
 
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