Strong Cold Front Crossing the Eastern U.S.; Another Winter Storm to Enter the Western U.S.

A strong cold front will cross the Eastern U.S. today with widespread gusty to high winds, showers and thunderstorms, some severe, and in the Great Lakes and Northeast a change to snow following the front. Another significant winter storm will bring impacts to the West Coast beginning late tonight into the weekend. Very heavy mountain snow, strong winds, and heavy rain will all be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Overcast

18°C

65°F

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed SW 26 G 50 km/h
Barometer 1003.6 mb (29.64 in)
Dewpoint 12°C (53°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 28 Feb 1:52 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

Wind Advisory February 28, 03:00pm until February 29, 04:00am
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Wind Advisory
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 19. Breezy, with a south wind 29 to 32 km/h, with gusts as high as 60 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 19 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers, mainly before 7pm.  Low around -1. Breezy, with a northwest wind 35 to 40 km/h decreasing to 24 to 29 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 75 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Showers and
    Breezy then
    Mostly Clear
    and Blustery

    Low: -1 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 9. Northwest wind 16 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 37 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 9 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -1. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -1 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 12. Light southeast wind becoming south 11 to 16 km/h in the morning.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 12 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 6. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 6 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain likely, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 14. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 14 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 18.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 18 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 19. Breezy, with a south wind 29 to 32 km/h, with gusts as high as 60 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Tonight
Showers, mainly before 7pm. Low around -1. Breezy, with a northwest wind 35 to 40 km/h decreasing to 24 to 29 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 75 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 9. Northwest wind 16 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 37 km/h.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -1. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm after midnight.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 12. Light southeast wind becoming south 11 to 16 km/h in the morning.
Friday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 6. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Rain likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 14. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 18.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 18.
Monday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.05°W (Elev. 1 m)
12:31 pm EST Feb 28, 2024
2pm EST Feb 28, 2024-6pm EST Mar 5, 2024
 
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