Summer Heat Continues; Severe Weather For Northeast

A large ridge of high pressure continues to deliver summer heat w/ humidity in several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, southern Plains, Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, severe thunderstorms are in the forecast for the Northeast into the northern Mid-Atlantic for damaging winds. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Mostly Cloudy

72°F

22°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.6 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Aug 4:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Isolated showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 73 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Isolated showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. West wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 92. West wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. West wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Isolated showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Isolated showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. West wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 92. West wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. West wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Monday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 20 ft)
4:30 am EDT Aug 21, 2019
5am EDT Aug 21, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 27, 2019
 
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