A dose of sunshine today before clouds and possible showers move in

WEATHER GANG | After a very cold start, today will move into quite pleasant territory.

    Weather WallFor Interactive, National, and Storm maps: 1. The maps allow you to turn on and off radar, current conditions, alerts, storm reports, and many more. They may take a few seconds to load. 2. These maps also enable you to zoom down to neighborhood and even street-level to get the latest weather conditions. Use the control with "+" and "-" symbols on the left to zoom in and out, or double click to zoom in on any location. 3. Click and hold down mouse button while dragging mouse to pan map in any direction. 4. To view all the map controls, mouse over the black bar across the top. 5. If you want to switch locations using a Zip code, city name or address, click on the "location" tab. 6. To stop or animate satellite or radar imagery, hit the "||" (stop) or "►" (play) control on the left side, above the transparency control.

    D.C. Area Weather Meters The D.C. Area Weather Meters provide a snapshot into a range of health and lifestyle weather-related impacts.
    • The Air Quality Index is provided daily by the U.S. EPA. There are six categories: good, moderate, unhealthy for sensitive groups (displayed as: Unhealthy SG), unhealthy, very unhealthy & hazardous.
    • The UV Index is provided daily by the U.S. EPA and National Weather Service. It indicates the strength of UV radiation as forecast around 1 p.m. There are five categories: low, moderate, high, very high & extreme.
    • The Golf Comfort Index is a real-time index of golf comfort from the Capital Weather Gang based on temperature, precipitation and wind. There are three categories: good, fair & bad.
    • The Hair Quality Index is a real-time index of hair quality from the Capital Weather Gang based on humidity, wind, and precipitation. There are three categories: good, fair & bad.
    • The Flu Pollen index indicates pollen levels: none, sporadic, local, regional & widespread.

    Air Quality

    Good

    UV

    Moderate

    Golf Comfort

    Bad

    Hair Quality

    Bad

    Flu

    Sporadic

    Moon Phase

    Waning Crescent Moon

    Today in Weather History

    Snow, 1940: One and a half inches of snow blankets Washington, DC. The snowfall is the earliest inch of snow in Washington, DC weather history.

    Watches and Warnings

    Washington, DC

    Alexandria

    Anne Arundel

    Arlington

    Calvert

    Charles

    Fairfax

    Falls Church

    Fauquier (N and/or S)

    Frederick

    Howard

    Loudoun

    Montgomery

    Prince George's

    Prince William

    Stafford

    St. Mary's