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Severe weather possible for parts of eastern, north-central and southwestern U.S.

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon across a large portion of the eastern U.S. from the Mid-Atlantic & Ohio Valley into the Deep South. Severe thunderstorms are also possible across parts of the northern Plains & southern Ariz. Damaging wind gusts & large hail will be the main threats with severe thunderstorms that develop in these areas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Washington DC, Reagan National Airport (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Partly Cloudy

28°C

82°F

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed S 13 km/h
Barometer 29.90 in (1012.4 mb)
Dewpoint 23°C (73°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index31°C (87°F)
Last update 30 Jun 11:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • This
    Afternoon

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 32 °C

  • Tonight

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 22 °C

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 32 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 22 °C

  • Thursday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 29 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 23 °C

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 28 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 22 °C

  • Independence
    Day

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 29 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 32. South wind 18 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. South wind 5 to 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 32. West wind 8 to 13 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. West wind 5 to 8 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Northwest wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Independence Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 6 m)
10:37 am EDT Jun 30, 2015
1pm EDT Jun 30, 2015-6pm EDT Jul 6, 2015
 
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