Massive Heat Wave; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain

A massive heat wave is consuming much of the Midwest into the Southern tier of the U.S. with hazy, hot and humid conditions. These dangerous conditions will likely persist through Thursday as widespread excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect. North and east of the heat and area of high pressure, thunderstorms with damaging and severe winds, large hail and heavy rain are likely. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Mostly Cloudy

84°F

29°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed S 15 mph
Barometer 29.88 in (1011.9 mb)
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index92°F (33°C)
Last update 5 Jul 4:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind around 11 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

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a slight chance of showers between 2am and 5am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 74 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 92 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Light east wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 71 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a slight chance of showers between 2am and 5am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A chance of showers before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Light east wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A chance of showers before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 20 ft)
4:38 pm EDT Jul 5, 2022
5pm EDT Jul 5, 2022-6pm EDT Jul 12, 2022
 
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