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Severe weather possible from central Plains to Gulf Coast; Heavy rain for Gulf Coast

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Saturday from the central Plains and mid-Missouri valley southward across Texas and eastward across the Gulf Coastal states. These thunderstorms will be capable of producing hail and locally damaging winds. In addition heavy rain could lead to flash flooding along the Gulf Coast where Flash Flood Watches are in effect.
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Fair

20°C

68°F

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.5 mb)
Dewpoint 16°C (61°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update on 17 Apr 11:52 pm EDT

Current conditions at

Washington DC, Reagan National Airport (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°N Lon: 77.03°W Elev: 13ft.

Washington DC

7 Day Forecast

  • Overnight

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 14 °C

  • Saturday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 27 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Clear

    Clear

    Low: 11 °C

  • Sunday

    Increasing Clouds

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 20 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

    Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 12 °C

  • Monday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 22 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 15 °C

  • Tuesday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 22 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 9 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. North wind 8 to 10 km/h.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 27. North wind 8 to 10 km/h.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 11. North wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 13 to 18 km/h after midnight.
Sunday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 20. East wind 13 to 18 km/h.
Sunday Night
Rain, mainly after 9pm. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 12. East wind 14 to 19 km/h increasing to 24 to 29 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Monday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 22. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 22.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 18.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 18.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 17.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W
Last Update: 11:31 pm EDT Apr 17, 2015
Forecast Valid: 1am EDT Apr 18, 2015-6pm EDT Apr 24, 2015
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