Fire Weather Threats for the Inter-Mountain West; Storm Potential Plains and Mid-Atlantic

Frontal systems moving into the northwestern states will bring gusty winds and critical fire weather threats through the weekend for portions of the Great Basin and North/Central Rockies. As these frontal systems reach the Plains, they will interact with deep moisture to produce strong to severe storms with damaging winds and heavy rain. A front in the Mid-Atlantic could also produce storms today. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Light Rain

70°F

21°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed N 10 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.4 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Aug 3:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers, mainly before 5pm.  High near 76. North wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers, mainly before 7pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 63. North wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. North wind around 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. East wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers, mainly before 5pm. High near 76. North wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tonight
Scattered showers, mainly before 7pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 63. North wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. North wind around 9 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. East wind 6 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 70.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 20 ft)
1:32 pm EDT Aug 23, 2019
4pm EDT Aug 23, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 30, 2019
 
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