Enhanced Risk for Severe Thunderstorms Across the Upper Midwest; Flash Flooding Possible from the Upper Midwest to Southern Plains and Desert Southwest Through Friday

Portions of the Upper Midwest will see an increased threat for severe thunderstorms through this evening, with a few strong tornadoes possible. The same region remains on alert for additional flash flood concerns. Heavy rainfall may lead to flash flooding across the Desert Southwest today, and Southern Plains by Friday. Finally, Major-to-record river flooding continues across the Carolinas. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Partly Cloudy

83°F

28°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 30.17 in (1021.8 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 20 Sep 1:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

Coastal Flood Advisory September 20, 03:00pm until September 20, 09:00pm
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Coastal Flood Advisory
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Southeast wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind around 8 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of showers after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 71 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. North wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Southeast wind around 6 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind around 8 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 6 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. North wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 20 ft)
1:30 pm EDT Sep 20, 2018
2pm EDT Sep 20, 2018-6pm EDT Sep 26, 2018
 
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