Heat Across The Southern U.S.; Storms And Heavy Rain in Central U.S.

The early-season heat across portions of the Southern U.S. will continue for much of this week with more potential record high temperatures. On Tuesday, expect 90s and triple digits from the southern Plains into parts of the Lower Mississippi Valley. Also on Tuesday, strong to severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall will be possible from the central Plains into the Mid Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Fair

61°F

16°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 29.85 in (1010.7 mb)
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 May 3:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 81. Light southwest wind becoming west 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Scattered showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Isolated showers before 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. West wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 94 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 81. Light southwest wind becoming west 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
Isolated showers before 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. West wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Saturday
A chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 20 ft)
4:30 am EDT May 17, 2022
4am EDT May 17, 2022-6pm EDT May 23, 2022
 
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