Showers and Thunderstorms and Areas of Critical Fire Weather Threats

A series of cold fronts will produce showers and a few strong thunderstorms across parts of the High Plains and into the northern Rockies, and the Mid-Atlantic. Strong, dry winds in the northern Plains, 4-Corners area, and the Southeast will produce critical fire weather threats. Fire weather threats also remain elevated in Guam. Locally heavy rain may cause flash flooding in Hawaii. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Partly Cloudy

51°F

11°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.91 in (1012.9 mb)
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 7 May 6:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers before 11am, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 2pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  High near 67. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Showers

    High: 67 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a slight chance of showers after 5am.  Low around 45. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers

    Low: 45 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, mainly between 8am and 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Northwest wind 7 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 62 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of rain before 2pm, then a chance of showers after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 65 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers before 11am, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 2pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. High near 67. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a slight chance of showers after 5am. Low around 45. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers, mainly between 8am and 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Northwest wind 7 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Sunday
A chance of rain before 2pm, then a chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 20 ft)
4:34 am EDT May 7, 2021
7am EDT May 7, 2021-6pm EDT May 13, 2021
 
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