Washington, DC

57.1°F / 13.9°C
Scattered Clouds
Humidity: 43%
Dew Point: 35°F / 2°C
Wind: West at 17.0 mph / 27.4 km/h
Wind Gust: 26.0 mph / 41.8 km/h
Pressure: 29.87 in / 1012 hPa (Rising)
Visibility: 10.0 miles / 16.1 kilometers
Clouds: Scattered Clouds (SCT) : 5000 ft / 1524 m
Yesterday's Maximum: 72°F / 22°C
Yesterday's Minimum: 52°F / 11°C
UV: 1 out of 16
Sunrise:6:20 AM EDT
Sunset:7:52 PM EDT
Moon Rise:2:47 AM EDT
Moon Set:2:02 PM EDT
Moon Phase Waning Crescent
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METAR KDCA 232152Z 33018G25KT 10SM SCT050 14/01 A2987 RMK AO2 PK WND 29029/2134 SLP115 T01440011 $
As of: 6:03 PM EDT on April 23, 2014
Observed at: Eckington Pl, NE, Washington, DC

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Forecast

Today
partlycloudy
63° | 43°F
17° | 6°C
Thursday
partlycloudy
64° | 50°F
18° | 10°C
Friday
chancerain
72° | 55°F
22° | 13°C
Tomorrow is forecast to be
nearly the same temperature as today.
Wednesday
Clear. High of 63F. Windy. Winds from the NW at 20 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph.
Wednesday Night
Clear. Low of 43F. Breezy. Winds from the NW at 10 to 20 mph.
Thursday
Partly cloudy. High of 64F. Breezy. Winds from the NW at 15 to 20 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy. Low of 50F. Winds less than 5 mph.
Friday
Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. High of 72F. Winds from the South at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 55F. Winds from the West at 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. High of 75F. Breezy. Winds from the West at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Saturday Night
Clear. Low of 50F. Winds from the NW at 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday
Clear. High of 70F. Winds from the NW at 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy. Low of 46F. Winds from the North at 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Partly cloudy. High of 66F. Winds less than 5 mph.
Monday Night
Overcast with a chance of rain. Low of 50F. Winds from the ESE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60% with rainfall amounts near 0.5 in. possible.
Tuesday
Overcast with a chance of rain. High of 66F. Breezy. Winds from the ENE at 15 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 70% with rainfall amounts near 0.9 in. possible.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Low of 48F. Winds from the North at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the WSW after midnight. Chance of rain 40%.
Wednesday
Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm. High of 88F. Winds from the SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm. Low of 54F. Winds from the NW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50% with rainfall amounts near 0.3 in. possible.
Thursday
Partly cloudy with a chance of rain. High of 66F. Winds from the NNE at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy. Low of 52F. Winds less than 5 mph.
Friday
Partly cloudy. High of 66F. Winds less than 5 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy. Low of 54F. Winds less than 5 mph.
Saturday
Partly cloudy. High of 72F. Winds less than 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy. Low of 57F. Winds less than 5 mph.
Sunday
Clear. High of 72F. Winds less than 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Clear. Low of 57F. Winds from the SW at 5 to 10 mph.
As of: 5:00 PM EDT on April 23, 2014 from station KDCWASHI18
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Scientific Forecaster Discussion

Warnings & Notices

Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch

Expires 6:00 PM EDT on April 24, 2014
Statement as of 11:55 am EDT on April 23, 2014

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 8 PM EDT this evening
for gusty winds and low relative humidity for the Baltimore and
Washington metropolitan areas and northeastern Maryland...
... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Thursday morning
through Thursday afternoon for gusty winds and low relative
humidity for the Baltimore and Washington metropolitan areas and
portions of northeastern Maryland...

* humidity... around 30 percent through sunset this evening. 15 to 25
percent late Thursday morning and afternoon.

* Winds... northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph through early
this evening. 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 25 mph late Thursday
morning and afternoon.

* Fuel moisture... less than 8 percent.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
red flag warnings.






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