Critical Fire Conditions Across the West; a few Severe Storms from the Plains to New England

Critical fire weather conditions will continue across the Inter-mountain West through much of the upcoming weekend, where Red Flag Warnings are in effect. Strong to a few severe storms are possible along a cold front from New England to the south-Central Plains, and across the north-central High Plains today. Locally heavy rainfall is also possible in these areas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Mostly Cloudy

93°F

34°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed NW 12 G 20 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.8 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index95°F (35°C)
Last update 22 Aug 1:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered thunderstorms after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Southwest wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. North wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. North wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered thunderstorms after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Southwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. North wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. North wind around 6 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 20 ft)
1:31 pm EDT Aug 22, 2019
2pm EDT Aug 22, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 28, 2019
 
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