Severe Weather and Flood Potential for the East; Fire Weather Concerns for the Southwest and Alaska

Severe thunderstorms and heavy rainfall will affect the eastern portions of the country today. Across the Pacific Northwest and northern Plains, showers with the chance for severe thunderstorms later today. For the Southwest and southern portions of Alaska, fire weather concerns expected today and could extend into the holiday weekend. Rip currents are possible for the east coast and Puerto Rico. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Overcast

70°F

21°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed S 13 mph
Barometer 29.84 in (1010.4 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 May 2:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

Flood Watch until May 27, 11:00pm
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Flood Watch
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    Flood Watch until May 27, 11:00pm

    NOW until
    11:00pm Fri

    Flood Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind around 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3am, then a slight chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. West wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Sunny, with a high near 91.

    Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 71.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind around 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3am, then a slight chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. West wind 6 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Memorial Day
Sunny, with a high near 91.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 71.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 94.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 73.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 91.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 74.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 20 ft)
1:31 pm EDT May 27, 2022
3pm EDT May 27, 2022-6pm EDT Jun 3, 2022
 
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