Central U.S. Severe Storms and Heavy Rain; Western Fire Weather Threats

A strong system will produce a swath of impacts. Severe storms with large hail, damaging winds, and a couple of tornadoes will be possible in the south and central Plains. Heavy rain could cause flash flooding in the Mid Mississippi Valley. Mountain snow will develop in the Rockies. Critical fire weather threats are expected across northern California and the Southwest. Read More >

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85° N Lon: 77.03° W Elev: 13 ft.

Overcast

51°F

11°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed NW 6 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1013.4 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill49°F (9°C)
Last update 8 May 8:52 am EDT
Detailed forecast for

District of Columbia

Today
Mostly cloudy this morning, then becoming partly sunny. Scattered showers. Highs in the lower 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph, increasing to 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph this afternoon. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Tonight
Mostly clear in the evening, then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers in the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 60s. West winds around 5 mph, becoming south 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 50s. South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
Monday
Cloudy with a chance of showers in the morning, then partly sunny in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 70s. West winds 10 to 15 mph, becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s.
Wednesday
Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s.
Thursday
Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 60s.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows around 50.
Friday
Mostly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs around 70.



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735 AM EDT Sat May 8 2021
 
 

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