Strong Cold Front Pushing Through the East; Frigid Air Returns To Upper Midwest

A strong cold front will push through the East to produce a number of hazards: heavy to excessive rainfall especially from D.C. to Boston, strong to severe storms in Florida, some snow in New England and gusty winds. Meanwhile, a clipper cold front will sweep through the Midwest and plunge through the Plains to deliver a fresh arctic air mass with frigid temperatures and bitterly cold wind chills. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Overcast

44°F

7°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1012.5 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Jan 10:52 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

Flood Watch January 24, 04:00am until January 24, 03:00pm
Wind Advisory January 24, 04:00am until January 24, 12:00pm
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Flood Watch
Wind Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 48. South wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 48 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain before 1pm. The rain could be heavy at times.  Temperature falling to around 41 by 5pm. Breezy, with a south wind 14 to 20 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 36 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy

    High: 57 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light west.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of snow showers before 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Light and variable wind becoming west 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 40 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 35 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 44.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 48. South wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Thursday
Rain before 1pm. The rain could be heavy at times. Temperature falling to around 41 by 5pm. Breezy, with a south wind 14 to 20 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light west.
Friday
A chance of snow showers before 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Light and variable wind becoming west 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 44.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 33.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 20 ft)
9:31 pm EST Jan 23, 2019
11pm EST Jan 23, 2019-6pm EST Jan 30, 2019
 
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