Heavy Rainfall Threat Along the Texas and Louisiana Coast; Excessive Heat in the Northern Plains

A warm tropical airmass along the Western and Central Gulf Coast continues to bring a threat of heavy to excessive rainfall for the Middle and Upper Texas coast and southwestern Louisiana. Rounds of heavy rainfall will likely lead to flash flooding concerns. Another day of hot temperatures is in store for the northern High Plains. Maximum temperatures may reach or exceed 100 degrees. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Overcast

86°F

30°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1017.7 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Heat Index91°F (33°C)
Last update 25 Jul 2:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • This Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. West wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    High: 86 °F

    Showers
    Likely

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light and variable wind becoming north around 5 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Low: 70 °F

    Showers
    Likely then
    Mostly Cloudy

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.

    High: 87 °F

    Mostly Sunny

  • Friday Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 68. Light and variable wind.

    Low: 68 °F

    Mostly Clear

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 90. North wind 3 to 6 mph.

    High: 90 °F

    Sunny

  • Saturday Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 68.

    Low: 68 °F

    Mostly Clear

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 92.

    High: 92 °F

    Sunny

  • Sunday Night

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

    Low: 71 °F

    Mostly Clear

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.

    High: 92 °F

    Mostly Sunny

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. West wind around 6 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, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light and variable wind becoming north around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68. Light and variable wind.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 90. North wind 3 to 6 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 92.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 71.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 20 ft)
1:30 pm EDT Jul 25, 2024
3pm EDT Jul 25, 2024-6pm EDT Aug 1, 2024
 
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