Cold Front to Bring Cooling and Heavy Rain in the East; Building Heat and Monsoon in the West

A slow moving cold front will bring temperatures back to near normal early this week in the East. Strong to severe storms ahead of the front may produce damaging winds and heavy rain that could cause flash flooding. Strengthening high pressure in the West will produce surging monsoon moisture with potential for flash flooding. Heat may become excessive in the Desert Southwest this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Mostly Cloudy

85°F

29°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed NW 8 mph
Barometer 29.77 in (1008.0 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index90°F (32°C)
Last update 22 Jul 5:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

Flash Flood Watch until July 23, 06:00am
Severe T-storm Watch until July 22, 10:00pm
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    Flash Flood Watch until July 23, 06:00am
    Severe T-storm Watch until July 22, 10:00pm

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  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight, then periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds, heavy rain, and frequent lightning.  Low around 69. West wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before noon.  High near 79. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 79 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. North wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. North wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Light north wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 85.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 87.

    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight, then periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds, heavy rain, and frequent lightning. Low around 69. West wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before noon. High near 79. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. North wind 3 to 5 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. North wind 5 to 8 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Light north wind.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 87.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 88.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 88.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 70.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 20 ft)
4:32 pm EDT Jul 22, 2019
6pm EDT Jul 22, 2019-6pm EDT Jul 29, 2019
 
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