Severe Thunderstorm and Fire Weather Threats in the Central U.S. Today; Strong Storm in Western Alaska

There is an Enhanced Risk (Level 3 of 5) for severe thunderstorms today with threats for significant severe hail and tornado potential over southern Iowa into northern Missouri and west-central Illinois. Elevated to critical fire weather is possible today due to gusty winds and dry conditions over parts of the southern High Plains and northeastern Montana. Read More >

Current conditions at

Gaithersburg - Montgomery County Airport (KGAI)

Lat: 39.17°NLon: 77.17°WElev: 495ft.

Fair

65°F

18°C

Humidity 33%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 30.22 in (1024.3 mb)
Dewpoint 35°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 16 Apr 9:56 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Derwood MD

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Light and variable wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. South wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 68. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 68 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Southeast wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 57 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75. North wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 67 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Light and variable wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Isolated showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. South wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 68. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Southeast wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. North wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Friday
A chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
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Point Forecast:
Derwood MD
 39.12°N 77.13°W (Elev. 348 ft)
8:33 am EDT Apr 16, 2024
10am EDT Apr 16, 2024-6pm EDT Apr 22, 2024
 
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