Pesky East Coast Low; Powerful Storm Arriving in Alaska

A pesky, almost stationary, area of low pressure will continue to produce rain showers, gusty winds and coastal flooding in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic on Wednesday. Meanwhile, a powerful storm is expected to impact northwest and west-central Alaska with a variety of hazards starting late Wednesday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Gaithersburg - Montgomery County Airport (KGAI)

Lat: 39.17°NLon: 77.17°WElev: 495ft.

Overcast

47°F

8°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed Vrbl 6 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1017.1 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility NA
Wind Chill44°F (7°C)
Last update 4 Oct 7:56 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sandy Spring MD

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain, mainly before 5am.  Patchy fog before 11pm, then patchy fog after midnight. Low around 47. North wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 47 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, mainly before 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 61 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 48. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 48 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51. Light south wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 72.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 42.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 42 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 59.

    Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 39.

    Clear

    Low: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Rain, mainly before 5am. Patchy fog before 11pm, then patchy fog after midnight. Low around 47. North wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, mainly before 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 48. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51. Light south wind.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 59.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 39.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 61.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around 41.
Columbus Day
Sunny, with a high near 65.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
Sandy Spring MD
 39.16°N 77.04°W (Elev. 469 ft)
7:29 pm EDT Oct 4, 2022
8pm EDT Oct 4, 2022-6pm EDT Oct 11, 2022
 
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