Dangerous Heat Building in the West; Severe Storms in the Upper Midwest

A long duration heat wave will build across the Southwest, California, and Pacific Northwest. Dangerous heat is also forecast for the Great Basin and South Plains. Severe storms in the Upper Midwest may have locally heavy rain, damaging winds, and very large hail. Heavy rain and flooding will also be possible in the Deep South and Appalachians. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Gaithersburg - Montgomery County Airport (KGAI)

Lat: 39.17°NLon: 77.17°WElev: 495ft.

Fog/Mist

72°F

22°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.02 in (1017.6 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Last update 14 Aug 6:56 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Eldersburg MD

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11am and 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Northeast wind 5 to 7 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: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Northeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a low around 66. East wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers before 8am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 8am and 2pm, then showers likely after 2pm.  High near 77. East wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11am and 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Northeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 66. East wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers before 8am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 8am and 2pm, then showers likely after 2pm. High near 77. East wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Eldersburg MD
 39.4°N 76.97°W (Elev. 600 ft)
4:31 am EDT Aug 14, 2020
7am EDT Aug 14, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 20, 2020
 
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