Significant Outbreak Of Severe Thunderstorms, Violent Tornadoes, And Heavy Rain In The Plains Monday

A potent spring storm system is expected to produce a significant outbreak of severe thunderstorms in the southern Plains today. Very large hail, damaging wind gusts, flash flooding, and large tornadoes are possible. The area most likely to experience significant tornadoes stretches from the Texas Hill Country through Oklahoma into southern Kansas. Residents should review severe weather safety. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Partly Cloudy

78°F

26°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1012.6 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 20 May 8:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NW Washington DC

Coastal Flood Advisory until May 20, 12:00pm
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Coastal Flood Advisory
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    Coastal Flood Advisory until May 20, 12:00pm

    NOW until
    12:00pm Mon

    Coastal Flood Advisory

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 57. West wind around 11 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 73. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. North wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 76. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 57. West wind around 11 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 73. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. North wind 3 to 7 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 76. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NW Washington DC
 38.92°N 77.08°W (Elev. 121 ft)
7:31 am EDT May 20, 2019
9am EDT May 20, 2019-6pm EDT May 26, 2019
 
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