• Early AM

    May 6

    Lo 65°

    Partly to mostly cloudy

    Hair Frizz Weather
    • Wind
      Gust
      14 mph
    • Precip
      14%
    • Hours of Precip
      0.5
    more
  • Today

    May 6

    82°Lo 62°

    Some sun with a thunderstorm

    Watch for hair frizz
    • Wind
      Gust
      10 mph
    • Precip
      63%
    • Hours of Precip
      2.5
  • Thu

    May 7

    82°Lo 59°

    Intervals of clouds and sun

    Watch for hair frizz
    • Wind
      Gust
      9 mph
    • Precip
      17%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Fri

    May 8

    86°Lo 62°

    Mostly sunny

    Watch for hair frizz
    • Wind
      Gust
      12 mph
    • Precip
      6%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Sat

    May 9

    86°Lo 67°

    Partly sunny and very warm

    Advisory for hair frizz
    • Wind
      Gust
      14 mph
    • Precip
      25%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
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Hi 82° RealFeel® 90° Precipitation 63%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • N 5 mph
  • Gusts: 10 mph

Clouds and sun with a shower or thunderstorm around

  • Max UV Index: 6 (High)
  • Thunderstorms: 60%
  • Precipitation: 0.49 in
  • Rain: 0.49 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 2 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 2 hrs
Lo 62° RealFeel® 60° Precipitation 55%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • NE 7 mph
  • Gusts: 12 mph

A shower or thunderstorm this evening; otherwise, partly cloudy

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 40%
  • Precipitation: 0.05 in
  • Rain: 0.05 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 0.5 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0.5 hrs

Temperature History - May 6

more Historical Weather Data >
  Today Normal Record 5/6/2014
High 82° 73° 93° (1950) 74°
Low 62° 53° 37° (1911) 53°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:05 AM with 14:00 of sunlight, then sets at 8:05 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 10:35 PM with 10:18 of moolight, then sets at 8:53 AM

Alexandria Weather Report

DC, Baltimore: July-Like Heat to Bake Area This Weekend

May 6, 2015; 1:10 AM ET

Following spotty showers and thunderstorms at midweek, warmth will build in the Washington, D.C., and Baltimore areas by this weekend. more >

The History Behind the UV Index

Nov 12, 2012; 5:00 AM ET The UV index has been around since the early 1990s. It was created to help you plan outdoor activities in hopes to limit overexposure to the sun. Jeannette Calle has more.

Wed. Hair Frizz

Wed. Wind Maps

Wed. UV Index