Zeta Landfall Expected Wednesday; Southern Plains Snow and Ice to Taper Off

Areas of snow, sleet, and freezing rain will slowly taper off across portions of the southern Plains on Wednesday as warmer air is drawn north ahead of Zeta. Zeta is forecast to bring hurricane conditions, life-threatening storm surge, and heavy rainfall to portions of the northern Gulf Coast by Wednesday evening. Heavy rainfall is expected through Thursday along Zeta's track to the Mid-Atlantic. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Overcast

62°F

17°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1020.7 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 Oct 11:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 54. Light south wind.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 54 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 72 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Rain, mainly after 2am.  Low around 54. East wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain

    Low: 54 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain.  High near 62. East wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Rain

    High: 62 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers.  Low around 46. North wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 46 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely before 8am, then a chance of rain between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 54. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 54 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 36 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 52.

    Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 54. Light south wind.
Wednesday
Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Rain, mainly after 2am. Low around 54. East wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
Rain. High near 62. East wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Thursday Night
Showers. Low around 46. North wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday
Showers likely before 8am, then a chance of rain between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 54. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 52.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 51.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 36.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 57.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 20 ft)
10:33 pm EDT Oct 27, 2020
12am EDT Oct 28, 2020-6pm EST Nov 2, 2020
 
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